PlantsSempervivum→Hen and Chick (Sempervivum 'Positively Glowing')

Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Kevin C Vaughn
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 2013
Seed parent: S. 'Killer'
Pollen parent: S. 'Killer'

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
Parentage: Killer x Killer

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Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6bDate: 2018-09-12Gift from MelissaHopper
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Location: Massachusetts gardenDate: July 2, 2018not glowing yet, but very strong color
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Location: OregonDate: 2016-04-23 Vaughn Garden
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Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Nov 12, 2013 1:02 AM

A note from the hybridizer, Kevin Vaughn:

JungleShadows said:Hi friends,
The name for 'Positively Glowing' came from a BBC report on Princess Kate where she was "positively glowing" in her pregnancy! Thank you BBC! Great name.

Enjoy!

Kevin

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