Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Hep') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Unknown
Year of registration: Unknown

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

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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 Century semps. by Bigtattoo Oct 24, 2018 9:20 PM 8
How should I water my Sempervivum succulent? by Amesketches Jul 6, 2018 1:19 PM 8
What might be considered an Heirloom Sempervivum by CDsSister May 22, 2018 10:00 AM 46
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
Heuffelii - love 'em or leave 'em? by tcstoehr Oct 4, 2019 9:19 PM 319
Potting soil recipes for troughs by Oberon46 Apr 27, 2016 6:55 PM 24
Sempervivum with winter damage by valleylynn Apr 3, 2016 6:56 AM 21
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Curious about Semp Developers by Cinta Dec 23, 2015 1:10 AM 9
Look what turned up in the mail... by ivez152 Sep 13, 2015 6:13 PM 16
List your semp Must haves by gg5 Sep 6, 2015 8:56 PM 41
New to Forum and Looking to Trade by tiba73 Nov 19, 2015 11:31 AM 5
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665
Show us your crested semps by springcolor Oct 11, 2014 11:24 AM 69
If I were a Semp, which one would I be? by CDsSister Apr 5, 2014 11:33 PM 22
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2014 by springcolor Jan 2, 2015 2:46 PM 3,044
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High Production Semps by sandnsea2 Apr 11, 2017 8:45 AM 79

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