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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Georg Arends
Country of Origin: (DE) Germany
Year of registration: 1929
History of species or Cultivar: S. arachnoideum dark S. tectorum - cultivar

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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Location: Holehird garden, Cumbria, UKDate: 2014-09-24
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hen &chicken by indcelt1 May 8, 2017 11:36 AM 7
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Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
What might be considered an Heirloom Sempervivum by CDsSister May 22, 2018 10:00 AM 46
Species and varieties of semps with webs or cilia that do well in super wet wint by ricos Apr 16, 2017 10:07 PM 27
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2014 by springcolor Jan 2, 2015 2:46 PM 3,044
Making a hanging basket - have a question by woodthrush Jul 5, 2011 9:36 PM 41

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