Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Trinket') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Houseleek
Give a thumbs up Hen and Chicks

Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Sue Thomas
Country of Origin: (GB) Great Britian
Year of registration: 2005

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
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing 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

Image

Handcrafted Wreaths from Your Own GardenHandcrafted Wreaths from Your Own Garden
December 20, 2013

Nothing says "Welcome" like a wreath. Grab some of your favorite greens, blooms, and garden supplies and make a quick garden wreath.

(Full article15 comments)
Give a thumbs up

Photo gallery:
Date: 2016-02-06
By turini
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2015-06-22
By turini
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2016-04-22
By turini
Give a thumbs up
Location: Haccombe/Devon (GB)Date: 2008-06-15Photo courtesy of Sue Thomas / Sunray Plants / Haccombe/Devon (GB
By banker07
Give a thumbs up

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2014 by springcolor Jan 2, 2015 2:46 PM 3,044
Birds in the semp beds by Patty Apr 3, 2013 10:02 AM 34

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Sempervivum Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Sempervivum

« Visit the Sempervivum forum

« The Sempervivum Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by mmolyson and is called "Moss Phlox Phlox subulata"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.