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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Gaston Wuyts
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1997

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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
My poor sempervivum can't catch a break by stairbender Sep 25, 2018 5:57 PM 7
Gold Nugget Chick Charm and rot by corundum Aug 11, 2018 4:54 PM 16
2018 Hybridizing Clinic Sale by valleylynn Feb 24, 2018 10:46 PM 19
Mark's Semp Planter Project 2018 by AntMan01 Apr 13, 2020 9:12 PM 346
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
Sempervivum with great summer color by valleylynn Sep 1, 2017 12:53 PM 57
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