PlantsSempervivum→Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Bunny Girl')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hen and Chicks
Give a thumbs up Houseleek
Give a thumbs up Live Forever

Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: BRUCE ROBERTSON
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
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
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
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

Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany

Photo gallery:
Sempervivum 'Bunny Girl' August 2010
By BlueFox
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2020-07-07
By RoseA32
Give a thumbs up
Location: Germany, BavariaDate: 2013-07-08Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
By banker07
Give a thumbs up
Location: Germany, BavariaDate: 2012-05-30Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
By banker07
Give a thumbs up
Image
By webesemps
Give a thumbs up
Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-05-03
By Patty
Give a thumbs up

Plant Events from our members
RoseA32 On June 11, 2020 Obtained plant
Ebay
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2021 by sedumzz Oct 25, 2021 12:39 PM 1,783
Any suggestions ? by Monetwwqi Nov 21, 2018 12:05 AM 32
Blooming Semps -- To Whack or Not To Whack!! by MelissaHopper Jul 14, 2018 2:06 PM 40
Purple Power by tcstoehr Apr 3, 2018 8:13 PM 15
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Jul 13, 2021 12:49 PM 3,390
Sempervivum heuffelii 'Apache' by valleylynn Sep 25, 2017 11:24 AM 43
Seedling Chat by springcolor Oct 22, 2021 3:36 PM 3,394
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2014 by springcolor Jan 2, 2015 2:46 PM 3,044
The Geiger Project by twitcher Sep 19, 2018 11:25 PM 64
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2013 by PiaLouiseSourvi Jan 17, 2014 10:44 AM 3,933
Making a hanging basket - have a question by woodthrush Jul 5, 2011 9:36 PM 41

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Sempervivum Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Sempervivum

« Visit the Sempervivum forum

« The Sempervivum Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by EscondidoCal and is called "Podranea ricasoliana"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.