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

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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 valleylynnSep 21, 2013 6:06 PM0
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynnDec 16, 2017 11:01 AM3,168
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynnJan 1, 2017 4:14 PM3,366

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