Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Country of Origin: (UK) United Kingdom
Year of registration: 1975
Size: Small 1/2" to 2 1/2"
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
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Hard to find
Source: Cavendish Perennials

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
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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

Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek
  • Live Forever

Photo Gallery
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-03-16
Location: Medina, TN
Date: May 2014
Sempervivum 'Bunny Girl' is a beauty in May.
Uploaded by clintbrown

Sempervivum 'Bunny Girl' August 2010
Uploaded by webesemps
Location: Medina, TN
Date: April 2014
Sempervivum 'Bunny Girl' shows off its Spring coloring.

Date: 2020-07-07
Location: Germany, Bavaria
Date: 2013-07-08
Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
Location: Germany, Bavaria
Date: 2012-05-30
Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
Location: Salem, Oregon
Photo compliments of Perennial Obsessions.
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-03
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