Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Gary Gossett
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 1992
Size: Other: Up to 4" across, 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: Conspicuously elongated leaves one of the most beautiful red plant in the spring. Bright green with red center
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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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Trade name information:
Series: Pacific
Cultivar name: 'Pacific Blazing Star'
Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek

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Date: 2015-05-31
plant starts blooming
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-06-04

Date: 2015-06-27
Location: Medina, TN
Date: July 2014
Sempervivum 'Pacific Blazing Star' is orange and yellow this summ
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-03-30
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-06-10
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-07-07
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-06-26
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Apr 27, 2011

Date: 2009-06-13
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-31

Date: 2015-06-10
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-05-10

Date: 2014-08-30
Location: San Bruno, California, United States
Date: 2018-07-27
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Jun 30, 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: May 21, 1010
Location: My Garden
Date: 2015-05-03
Location: Wisconsin
Date: 2012-03-21
Zone 4 Wisconsin
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-07-06
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-08-20
Location: My Garden
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-07-06
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Jul 16, 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Sep 2, 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Mar 3, 2012
Location: Tabby's Garden
Date: 2012-04-26
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Jul 5, 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Aug 20, 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Nov 6, 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Dec 31, 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Mar 25, 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Apr 6, 2011

Date: 2014-05-05
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2013-06-10
Location: Pot Collection
Date: 2014-08-22
Newly planted as received from SMG Succulents

Date: 2015-04-18

Date: 2013-06-12

Date: 2013-05-03
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2013-06-09

Date: July 2013
Location: zone 5
Date: 2012-05-05
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: July 26, 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Oct 4, 2010
Mature rosette
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Oct 4, 2010
Summer offset
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Apr 20, 2011

Date: 2015-03-10
Location: My garden - Arvada, Colorado zone 5
Date: Oct 7, 2011
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2013-03-04
Location: Zone 4 Upper Midwest
Date: Jun 25, 2011
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-06-13
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Pacific Blazing Star by valleylynn Mar 31, 2016 9:43 AM 0

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