Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Olivier Legros
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 2009
Seed parent: S. from Ispartae/Isparta, Turkey
Pollen parent: S. marmoreum ssp. erythraeum Pirin
Origin of name: Bambi Kino is a cinema where The Beatles slept when they played in Hamburg, Germany
Other Details: First description:
History of species or Cultivar: The first and only seedling of Sempervivum ispartae
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
Soil type: Well draining
Water: Very low
Uses: Containers
Offsets per rosette: 6 to 10
Availability: Hard to find

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
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
Parentage: from Ispartae/Isparta, Turkey x marmoreum ssp. erythraeum Pirin

Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek

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