Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
Large - 4" to 9"
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.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
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
Partial or Dappled 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
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

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Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek

Photo Gallery
Location: Twisp
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-05-23
Plant with damaged growth tip.
Location: Twisp
Location: Twisp
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-05-23
Location: My garden in Lenore, ID
Date: 5-12-2015
Location: Seattle WA 
Date: 2013-06-10
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Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 7-25-2016
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-07-20
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Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 7-25-2016
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-03-20
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-06-04
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2019-04-24
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-07-17
My yard, zone 6
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-05-26
Location: Doddridge Co. WV Zone 6a
Date: 7-16 AM
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-03-09
Location: Little garden of Big Dreams, Dayton KY
April 2016
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-08-20
Location: Twisp
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-05-19
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-07-23
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-06-03

Date: 2015-04-02
Location: Seattle WA 
Date: 2013-06-10
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Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2009-05-18
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2009-05-18
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-07-17
My yard, zone 6
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 7-25-2016

Date: 2015-04-02
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-12

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2014-06-27
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2014-06-27
My yard, zone 6
Location: ,Front Royal,Va
Date: 2013-05-05
Still has it's winter color but i have it under the edge of a app
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2014-05-26
Location: Pot Collection
Date: 2014-08-13
Shown as potted from Young's Garden
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-07-16

Date: 2013-03-22

Date: 2013-03-22
Location: Doddridge Co. WV Zone 6a
Date: 6/17
S. 'Silver King'

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

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