Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: ANDRE SMITS
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1986
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: Other: Nice pubescent narrow leaves open to a star rosette of soft green faintly tipped red.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Hard to find

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

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Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek
  • Live Forever

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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-05-10
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2020-03-08
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-04-05
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-09-08
Location: Seattle WA 
Date: 2017-04-24
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Location: Seattle WA 
Date: 2016-03-17
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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2020-04-15
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-04-09
Location: Belgium, Beverlo, Garden Andre Smits
Date: 02. June 2014
Location: Zone 5
Date: 2014-05-26
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-08-20
Location: my garden, zone 7a
Date: 2012-03-19
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Sempervivum 'Allison' August 2010

4/27/2011 PNW, zone 8
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-10-16
Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USA
Date: 2013-07-26
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2017-09-25
Photo by valleylynn
Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USA
Date: 2013-06-27
Location: Zone 5
Date: 2014-05-26
Location: CA
Date: 6/16/2020
Just got these yesterday!
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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4/12/2011 PNW, zone 8, new
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-10-05
Location: Salem, Oregon
Photo compliments of Perennial Obsessions.
Location: Salem, Oregon
Photo compliments of Perennial Obsessions.
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: May 27, 2013
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-24
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Apr 2, 2011
Photo courtesy of Cynda Foster, Perennial Obsessions
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Oct 22, 2012
Location: Zone 5
Date: 2014-05-26
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Oct 20, 2011

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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