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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Howard J. Wills
Country of Origin: (GB) Great Britian
Year of registration: 2006

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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Celebrating Winter Interest!Celebrating Winter Interest!
By dave on February 14, 2015

Pine cones, seed heads, winter bloomers, colorful red berries, and much more! Let's kick off Winter Interest Week with a look at the most popular plants in our database that give some kind of interest to our gardens in the winter. We also introduce a new gallery option in our database for winter interest, with bonus acorns this week!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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It is time for atonement by tcstoehr May 10, 2021 10:04 AM 31
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Pros and Cons of Sempervivum by sedumzz Apr 27, 2021 3:33 PM 21
'Citrus Sunrise' through the year by ndmpkt13 May 11, 2021 5:53 PM 39
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
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Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2021 by sedumzz May 12, 2021 2:30 PM 1,179
Blooms: their beauty and derivative species by GeologicalForms Dec 3, 2020 3:12 PM 39
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Merits of the following sempervivum? by springcolor Jun 5, 2020 12:46 AM 31
Effective selection by GeologicalForms Nov 11, 2020 3:24 PM 68
Thanks to Lynn, I'm Just Getting Started With a Collection of Sempervivum by DonfromPA May 13, 2020 10:07 AM 83
Aglow or Allison? by JesseInCT May 23, 2020 4:03 PM 4
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I might be in over my head! Help? by Greenfire Aug 30, 2020 9:26 AM 54
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