Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Beauty Spot') in the Sempervivum Database

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Andre Smits
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1989

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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Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 26-28, 2019 by valleylynn Dec 4, 2019 11:05 PM 440
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
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Heuffelii - love 'em or leave 'em? by tcstoehr Oct 4, 2019 9:19 PM 319
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Watermarks on Sempervivum by JKing Sep 9, 2015 9:36 PM 19
Vignettes by Kevin Vaughn by valleylynn Dec 12, 2015 2:59 PM 48
Fall colors beginning to happen already by gg5 Oct 28, 2014 4:08 PM 51
Hanging sempervivum ball by Joannabanana Jan 7, 2019 8:44 AM 4,944
How to preserve a blooming rosette by twitcher Oct 8, 2014 3:13 PM 113
2012 Photos and Chat by goldfinch4 Jan 14, 2013 12:14 PM 1,189

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