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Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Bradfer Lawrence
Country of Origin: (GB) Great Britian
Year of registration: 1980

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

Hemostat Pliers for Tiny WeedsHemostat Pliers for Tiny Weeds
By chickhill on May 27, 2014

Hemostat pliers make a good tool for getting around/between Sempervivum and Sedum plants when you're weeding. You don't have to lock them. Just close and pull.

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