Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Green Star') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Carlo K. J. de Wilde
Country of Origin: (NL) The Netherlands
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
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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Identifying Sempervivum Seedlings by Rido Jan 9, 2020 10:28 PM 12
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2020 by valleylynn Jan 20, 2020 9:33 PM 116
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☯ Welcome☆ by NickyNick Oct 20, 2019 12:58 AM 192
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'Sweet Litschi' by JesseInCT Jan 19, 2020 9:36 AM 14
July coloring of semps by valleylynn Jul 29, 2019 9:58 PM 22
Mark's Favorite Semps by AntMan01 Oct 10, 2019 1:42 PM 85
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
Any suggestions ? by Monetwwqi Nov 21, 2018 12:05 AM 32
Chick Grit with Probiotics by Chicklady Apr 9, 2019 5:55 PM 73
What is happening with my sempervivum? by IJsbrandtGA Aug 16, 2018 10:23 AM 9
It all started with a curious, little green semp. Thanks AntMan01 by Bigtattoo Aug 9, 2018 2:06 PM 3
How did your semp addiction begin? by MelissaHopper Sep 6, 2018 7:24 PM 83
Surgical procedure for a blooming rosette. by MelissaHopper Oct 31, 2018 12:52 AM 179
Sempervivum Cultivar Identification Help by BlueOddish May 11, 2018 7:52 PM 12
Harvesting chicks, how early is too early? by AntMan01 Sep 29, 2019 9:06 PM 154
question on two semp varieties: Mark Waller & Tokajense by AntMan01 Jun 18, 2018 6:32 PM 8
Mountain Crest Gardens Visit by webesemps Nov 27, 2018 6:25 PM 132

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