Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Beatles Memory') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Carlo K. J. de Wilde
Country of Origin: (NL) The Netherlands
Year of registration: 2000

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
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

Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany

'Beatles Memory' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 13, 2017.

Photo gallery:
Location: Germany, BavariaDate: 2013-06-07Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
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Location: Germany, BavariaDate: 2013-07-23Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum 'Beatles Memory' by valleylynn Sep 21, 2013 6:06 PM 0
Sempervivum of the Day: Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Beatles Memory') by valleylynn Oct 12, 2017 6:01 PM 0
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Oct 20, 2017 11:38 PM 2,822
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366

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