Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'To the Point') in the Sempervivum Database

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Sue Thomas
Country of Origin: (GB) Great Britian
Year of registration: 2011

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sick Sempervivum caucasium? by dairyfreechocolate Jan 21, 2020 11:24 PM 7
Protecting hardy semps from Oregon's winter rains by Rhandrich Jan 10, 2020 7:43 PM 17
Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 24-26, 2020 by valleylynn Jan 26, 2020 11:23 PM 144
☯ Welcome☆ by NickyNick Oct 20, 2019 12:58 AM 192
Sempervivum horde by Ink1Green Sep 2, 2019 4:23 PM 4
Mark's Favorite Semps by AntMan01 Oct 10, 2019 1:42 PM 85
Slug ugh? by semperdurpum May 19, 2019 2:41 PM 17
Hens and Chicks in spring rain by Ehina Jun 20, 2019 9:15 AM 23
Succulent Smugglers Descend on California by JesseInCT Feb 20, 2019 9:51 AM 6
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 26-28, 2019 by valleylynn Dec 4, 2019 11:05 PM 440
Sempervivum 'Green Gables?' by Monetwwqi Nov 14, 2018 10:41 PM 6
Geological materials used in gardening by GeologicalForms Nov 5, 2018 7:59 PM 30
Some newbie semp questions by JesseInCT Mar 29, 2019 6:52 PM 56
Sempervivum Dolomiticum (Jovibarba) by GeologicalForms Oct 29, 2018 11:44 AM 21
Pot size and Sempervivum size? by PaleoTemp Oct 25, 2018 4:52 AM 4
Critter cam, what is pulling up the semps? by valleylynn Sep 29, 2018 5:27 PM 27
Can anybody identify this sempervivum? by Chicklady Sep 14, 2018 11:16 AM 28
Let's Talk Dirt by MelissaHopper Oct 9, 2018 1:24 PM 32
handling Semp rotters by AntMan01 Oct 5, 2018 7:16 AM 15

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