Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 2016
History of species or Cultivar: Found and introduced by Chris Hansen as a stable sport of 'Ruby Heart'.
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
Large - 4" to 9"
Other: Mature rosette to 5 inches across.
Soil type: Well draining
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Foliage: Smooth
Other: Gold with red picotee trim in spring, lime green in summer, turning back to gold and red in the fall. Winter turns a vibrant red.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Source: GardenCrossings.com and GreatGardenPlants.com
Toxicity: Low risk
None

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
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: Other: pp#28,284This plant is patented and cannot be propagated for sale or trading.
Pollinators: Wasps
Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP 28,284
Monocarpic
Parentage: Sport of: Ruby Heart
Child plants: one child plant

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Trade name information:
Series: Chick Charms®
Cultivar name: 'Gold Nugget'
Common names
  • Hen and Chicks

'Gold Nugget' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 5, 2017.
Photo Gallery
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-21
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2019-11-21
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-11-05

Date: 2018-11-17
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-11-11
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-12-11
In full sun
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-01-27
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-01-29
Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2023-04-10
Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Date: 2020-12-29
Location: Cotati, CA
Date: 2021-03-19
Location: Zone 6 - New Jersey, USA
Date: Spring 2023
After a Spring Rain
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-08-19
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: March 31, 2016
Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: March 31, 2016
Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-09-15
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-01-29
Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-01-06
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-05-04
Location: Zone 6 - New Jersey, USA
Date: 2023-08-17
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-10-15
Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Date: 2020-04-07
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-09-30
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-12-11
Half day shade
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-04-22
Location: Canby, OR
Date: 2020-03-22
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: March 31, 2016
Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2018-07-11
Some unusual growth on this one
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2019-03-15
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-11-03
Location: Seattle WA 
Date: 2018-04-06
  • Uploaded by gg5
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2024-02-25
Potted birthday gift from younger daughter 2/24/24.  May transpla
Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Date: 2020-03-09
Location: FPF Home, Warren County, Kentucky
Date: 2022-05-26
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Location: Zone 6 - New Jersey, USA
Date: Spring
Location: Zone 6 - New Jersey, USA
Date: Summer 2023
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-05-26
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-04-09

Date: 2018-10-19
Location: Vermont
Date: 2023-05-07
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-03-18
Photo courtesy of Chris Hansen
Photo by Foxamilion
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-06-24
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-08-18
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-03-18
This spent the winter under clear plastic in our rainy area
Location: Vermont
Date: 2022-06-13
Location: Zone 6 - New Jersey, USA
Date: Spring 2023
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-05-08
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 10/25/19
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-07-14
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-06-04
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-08-08
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-10-11
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-10-11

Photo courtesy of Select Seeds.
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Date: 2020-02-29
Location: Zone 6 - New Jersey, USA
Date: Winter 2022
Location: Doddridge Co. WV Zone 6a
Date: 6/17
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-05-04
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-08-07

Date: 2019-04-13

Photo courtesy of Select Seeds
Location: Clarksville, TN
Date: 2019-07-02
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 5/25/19
Given to me by gg5 - thanks Greg!
Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Date: 2019-04-18
Location: Fairfax, VA | October 2022
Date: 2022-10-05

Date: 2019-03-30
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-07-03
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-12
Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: KALAMA WA
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Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Gorgeous by jkbingh Apr 2, 2016 9:44 AM 3
"Gold Nugget" is nice, but.... by lovesblooms Apr 22, 2017 9:25 AM 7
Semp "Gold Nugget" by Gardengalvka Nov 9, 2019 11:34 PM 3

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