PlantsSempervivum→Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Pacific Blue Ice')

1 company sells this plant

Trade name information:
Series: Pacific
Cultivar name: 'Pacific Blue Ice'
Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hen and Chicks
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Also sold as:
Chick Charms® Berry Blues™

Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: GARY GOSSETT
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 1998
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: Watermarks
Other: Blue-green leaves flushed with rose. Unique color and cupped habit.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Easy to find
Source: Simply Succulents
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: 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

Source: Timberline Gardens Arvada, CO

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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It is time for atonement by tcstoehr May 30, 2021 1:48 PM 39
Where has all the blue gone? by GeologicalForms Jun 5, 2021 3:19 AM 60
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2021 by sedumzz Jun 22, 2021 11:32 AM 1,431
What are your top 5 cultivars? by GeologicalForms Sep 29, 2020 6:02 PM 59
Color Retention Test in Texas by Rido Oct 1, 2020 11:19 AM 9
Bugs on Pacific Blue Ice by Macrocentra Jun 10, 2020 12:50 AM 6
Effective selection by GeologicalForms Nov 11, 2020 3:24 PM 68
Thanks to Lynn, I'm Just Getting Started With a Collection of Sempervivum by DonfromPA May 13, 2020 10:07 AM 83
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2020 by valleylynn Jan 3, 2021 6:40 PM 2,536
Blue Whale by MelissaHopper May 30, 2020 3:44 PM 34
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Jan 6, 2020 1:31 AM 1,780
September Semp Color by AntMan01 Sep 21, 2018 2:31 PM 64
Harvesting chicks, how early is too early? by AntMan01 May 17, 2020 2:40 PM 162
Sempervivum ciliosum fr/ Ali Botusch by AntMan01 Jun 25, 2020 11:42 AM 96
Help Semps arriving early by GregC Mar 10, 2018 12:41 AM 53
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Apr 10, 2019 5:14 PM 3,385
Cool semp colors for hot summers by valleylynn Jul 29, 2017 5:01 PM 5
Question about names and "Chick Charms" by Lilydaydreamer Aug 3, 2018 6:11 PM 84
Hello and Introduction from a hopefully soon to be former 'lurker' by ZenAndCoffee Oct 10, 2019 9:04 AM 34
Introduction. by Planthoarder May 4, 2017 1:46 PM 59

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