Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Linda') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Andre Smits
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1999

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
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
Drought tolerant
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
Pollinators: Various insects
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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Mark's Favorite Semps by AntMan01 Oct 10, 2019 1:42 PM 85
New semps by chickhill Apr 8, 2019 8:41 AM 17
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
Can anybody identify this sempervivum? by Chicklady Sep 14, 2018 11:16 AM 28
More Honey by MelissaHopper Sep 10, 2018 7:45 PM 55
Northwest Flower Show, Seattle, WA 2018 by springcolor Feb 12, 2018 11:19 AM 25
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
How's your 'Lemon Sky' ? by tcstoehr May 3, 2019 8:31 AM 158
Mod help please! by Planthoarder Apr 11, 2017 5:33 PM 11
Introduction. by Planthoarder May 4, 2017 1:46 PM 59
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
The My-Noid-ity Report by webesemps Jul 14, 2019 6:03 PM 1,590
Sempervivum growth cycle by 3mark Aug 25, 2016 1:26 AM 3
Anyone else growing these in the desert? by cahdg6891 Jun 19, 2017 9:59 PM 72
Copyright infringement by valleylynn Sep 6, 2018 8:47 PM 127
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Need an ID by ge1836 Aug 11, 2015 4:51 PM 20
Sempervivums not doing well... by Jonw37 Jun 20, 2015 10:24 AM 12
Faramir crown by chickhill May 19, 2015 9:59 PM 6
New to Forum and Looking to Trade by tiba73 Nov 19, 2015 11:31 AM 5

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