PlantsSempervivum→Hen and chicks (Sempervivum 'Dea')

Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybridizer: Unknown, possibly introduced by Foremost«

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
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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


Sempervivum Companion PlantsSempervivum Companion Plants
By Emma on March 13, 2013

When ATP forum moderator Lynn Smith (valleylynn) asked me to write this article, she commented in her typically enthusiastic way that a visit to our nursery had transformed her thinking about gardening with Sempervivums. At Wild Ginger Farm, we specialize in alpine and rock garden plants and feature Sempervivums in our naturalistic display gardens. Written by Emma Elliot of Wild Ginger Farms.

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Sempervivum "Dea" by javaMom Nov 4, 2017 1:05 PM 2
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Where has all the blue gone? by GeologicalForms Jun 5, 2021 3:19 AM 60
Diseases and pests of sempervivum by valleylynn Jun 28, 2021 12:43 PM 21
Pros and Cons of Sempervivum by sedumzz Apr 27, 2021 3:33 PM 21
'Citrus Sunrise' through the year by ndmpkt13 Oct 16, 2021 4:53 PM 55
Naming & registering New Sempervivum Cultivars by sedumzz Feb 9, 2021 4:02 PM 9
Least favorite sempervivum?!? by sedumzz Feb 12, 2021 8:33 PM 26
Mineral soil amendments by GeologicalForms Feb 7, 2021 5:34 PM 71
Could I please get an ID on these lovelies I rescued? by PlantsRFriends Jan 24, 2021 9:27 PM 5
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