Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1978
Other Details: Tederheid remains a light color throughout the year, ranging from a soft bright green, to a tan with lovely soft red leaf edges on the upper part of the leaves. It is such an elegant beauty.
History of species or Cultivar: 'Wolcott´s Variety' x 'Traci Sue'Hybridized by Gustaaf van der Steen 1978
Size: Other: Mature rosettes up to 4 1/2" in my raised beds
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: Green to pink to rose. Glossy leaves form a perfect rosette. Perfect chicks on long stolons.
Water: Very low
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Offsets per rosette: 21 to 30

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 Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
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

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

  • Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jul 16, 2011 7:14 AM concerning plant:
    'Tederheid' does not do well with lots of moisture in the spring (in my zone 4 garden). Chicks are on long stolons. Fast grower.
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