Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum calcareum 'Ann Berry') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Andre Smits
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1999

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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Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
NGA Sempervivum DB - multiple name protocol by AntMan01 Sep 5, 2018 6:26 PM 9
Mark's Semp Planter Project 2018 by AntMan01 Jul 19, 2019 9:39 PM 316
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
Question about names and "Chick Charms" by Lilydaydreamer Aug 3, 2018 6:11 PM 84
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
The My-Noid-ity Report by webesemps Jul 14, 2019 6:03 PM 1,590
Seedling Chat by springcolor Jan 17, 2020 9:10 AM 1,755
My semps are blooming by ge1836 Jun 25, 2016 11:08 AM 3
Soil condition = semp color? by TerriStanley Apr 26, 2016 10:54 PM 7
Copyright infringement by valleylynn Sep 6, 2018 8:47 PM 127
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Schedule for 2015 Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic by valleylynn Apr 28, 2015 4:55 PM 438
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665
Jookieblue's tender succulents by Jookieblue Apr 27, 2013 10:17 AM 389
Trading for 2012 by valleylynn May 31, 2012 9:48 AM 171

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