Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: ?
Year of registration: ?
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
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: Cilia
Tufts
Winter Color
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Edging
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Toxicity: Low risk
None
Possible skin irritant to some people

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
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
Needs specific temperature
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

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Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek
  • Live-Forever

Photo Gallery
Location: Arenas Valley, NM My garden
Date: 2017-09-07
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (April 2022)
Date: 2022-04-29

Date: 2013-03-02
Location: Fairfax, VA | June, 2022
Date: 2022-06-05
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Date: 2022-04-16
Location: Fairfax, VA | April, 2023
Date: 2023-04-15

5/7/2011 PNW, zone 8
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-04-07

Date: 2020-03-14
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2020-04-15
Location: Fairfax, VA | June, 2022

May 2010 A new addition to my container garden, 'Jade Rose'
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-02-09
Location: Work area.
Date: 2017-07-19
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Fairfax, VA | April, 2023
Date: 2023-04-15
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-07-08
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: April
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-07-19
Location: March 2023 | Fairfax VA
Location: March 2023 | Fairfax VA
Location: My garden in Lenore, ID
Date: 5-12-2015
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2020-02-25
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Jun 29, 2012
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-06-04
Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon 
Date: 2015-02-25
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-05-25

Date: 2013-10-09

Date: 2015-02-24
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Mar 15, 2013
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Jun 12, 2011

4/30/2010 VA, zone 7
Location: Little garden of Big Dreams, Dayton KY

11/13/2010 PNW, zone 8

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Photo by floraSeeker_OR
Location: Medina, TN
Date: March 1, 2013
Sempervivum 'Jade Rose'
Location: Thomson,Ga.
Date: 2013-02-21
This photo was taken before it was planted, it's still in the pot
Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)
Date: 2014-06-29
Receives full sun all day
Location: Fairfax, VA | April, 2023
Date: 2023-03-29

Date: 2013-10-09
Location: Work area.
Date: 2017-07-19

Date: 2015-02-24

Date: 2015-02-24
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-08-30
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Oct 20, 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Mar 26, 2012

9/21/2010 PNW zone 8

12/31/2010 PNW zone 8

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2013-10-09

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
  • Uploaded by Joy

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
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Comments:
  • Posted by jojoe (Thomson,Ga. - Zone 8a) on Feb 27, 2013 1:52 PM concerning plant:
    It turns more & more rose colored in the winter, the entire leaf will turn the color of the tips in my photo.
  • Posted by clintbrown (Medina, TN - Zone 7b) on Mar 1, 2013 5:53 PM concerning plant:
    Sempervivum 'Jade Rose' has a nice two-toned look.
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