Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Rotmantel') in the Sempervivum Database

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Kayser & Seibert
Country of Origin: (DE) Germany
Year of registration: 1972
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
Other: Up to 3", maybe more.
Soil type: Dry
Well draining
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Other: The soil type will depend on what your weather conditions are like. Just make sure it drains well.
Foliage: Winter Color
Other: Apple green pointed leaves tipped red. Rosette is open and flat. Shows a red heart.Color darkens to red in Winter
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Easy to find

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
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
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
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

Nice late winter color and watermarks

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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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
High Production Semps by sandnsea2 Apr 11, 2017 8:45 AM 79
Hanging sempervivum ball by Joannabanana Jan 7, 2019 8:44 AM 4,944
Newcomer seeking advice! by serse Mar 17, 2013 9:40 AM 545
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2013 by PiaLouiseSourvi Jan 17, 2014 10:44 AM 3,933
Trading for 2012 by valleylynn May 31, 2012 9:48 AM 171
2012 Photos and Chat by goldfinch4 Jan 14, 2013 12:14 PM 1,189
Semp Flowers by sandnsea2 Jul 5, 2012 5:10 PM 201
2011 Free box of Semps and/or Jovis--THIS OFFER IS OVER by twitcher Aug 13, 2011 8:19 PM 351
ebay sellers.... by insiderart Jul 30, 2011 12:20 AM 54
Nursery: Mesa Garden by valleylynn Feb 14, 2012 1:52 PM 71

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