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Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Sue Thomas
Country of Origin: (GB) Great Britian
Year of registration: 2007

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifying seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

Photo courtesy of Sue Thomas / Sunray Plants / Haccombe/Devon (GB

Searching the Plant DatabaseSearching the Plant Database
By valleylynn on October 15, 2012

There has been a recent update to the Plant Database. You can search many ways now for any type of plant: by characteristics, series, color, growing zones, etc. Here are some helpful instructions, using Sempervivum for the demonstration. This information applies to all other types of plants within the database.

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Location: Haccombe/Devon (GB)Date: 2009-07-28Photo courtesy of Sue Thomas / Sunray Plants / Haccombe/Devon (GB
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