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

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: 2004

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

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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-04-09
By Patty
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Location: Massachusetts gardenDate: June 29, 2018About 6 weeks after mail-order, rosettes starting to color up
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Location: Haccombe/Devon (GB)Date: 2007-06-11Photo courtesy of Sue Thomas / Sunray Plants / Haccombe/Devon (GB
By banker07
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Date: 2015-10-29
By turini
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Location: Massachusetts gardenDate: September 2, 2018Overhead view, has intense dark color late in the season.
By AntMan01
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-09-04
By Patty
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum 'Intensity' by goldfinch4 Oct 6, 2013 8:30 AM 0
What should Semp look like in winter? by Charlinex Dec 26, 2019 3:23 PM 30
☯ Welcome☆ by NickyNick Oct 20, 2019 12:58 AM 192
July coloring of semps by valleylynn Jul 29, 2019 9:58 PM 22
Help with a fast growing succulent by HKsai May 16, 2019 10:44 AM 6
Some newbie semp questions by JesseInCT Mar 29, 2019 6:52 PM 56
September Semp Color by AntMan01 Sep 21, 2018 2:31 PM 64
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
How's your 'Lemon Sky' ? by tcstoehr May 3, 2019 8:31 AM 158
Soil depth question by Bigtrout Jun 23, 2017 6:29 PM 22
'Temby'... or not 'Temby'... that is the question by tcstoehr Jun 9, 2017 11:30 AM 22
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
Can anyone give me definitive winter care for these new plants of mine by iminei May 11, 2017 2:31 AM 35
Seedling Chat by springcolor Jan 23, 2020 2:52 PM 1,771
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
moving chicks by Frillylily Jun 24, 2015 10:32 AM 8
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665
Semp Experiments regarding 24/7 light and indoor 70F wintering. by WarpJr Mar 27, 2014 7:29 PM 117
Hanging sempervivum ball by Joannabanana Jan 7, 2019 8:44 AM 4,944
Hybridizing Clinic with Kevin Vaughn by valleylynn Sep 20, 2014 5:55 PM 1,339
Semps in North-East Florida Zone 9 by Andrewsreef May 20, 2017 10:23 PM 60

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