PlantsSempervivum→Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum calcareum 'Allas')

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Andre Smits
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 2003

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
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Made it through the winter by crawgarden Apr 1, 2021 12:20 PM 26
Mineral soil amendments by GeologicalForms Feb 7, 2021 5:34 PM 71
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2021 by sedumzz Apr 22, 2021 12:48 PM 1,012
Merits of the following sempervivum? by springcolor Jun 5, 2020 12:46 AM 31
Thanks to Lynn, I'm Just Getting Started With a Collection of Sempervivum by DonfromPA May 13, 2020 10:07 AM 83
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2020 by valleylynn Jan 3, 2021 6:40 PM 2,536
Protecting hardy semps from Oregon's winter rains by Rhandrich Feb 21, 2020 8:27 PM 22
CANCELLED Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 24-26, 2020 by valleylynn May 5, 2020 11:42 AM 353
☯ Welcome☆ by NickyNick Oct 20, 2019 12:58 AM 192
Mark's Favorite Semps by AntMan01 Mar 17, 2020 9:27 PM 89
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 26-28, 2019 by valleylynn Dec 4, 2019 11:05 PM 440
My Century semps. by Bigtattoo Oct 24, 2018 9:20 PM 8
September Semp Color by AntMan01 Sep 21, 2018 2:31 PM 64
Surgical procedure for a blooming rosette. by MelissaHopper Oct 31, 2018 12:52 AM 179
Heuf. 'Geronimo' by gg5 Feb 2, 2018 10:48 AM 8
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 27-29, 2018 by valleylynn Nov 6, 2018 12:06 PM 727
Chicken grit! by cahdg6891 May 4, 2018 1:57 PM 156
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238

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