Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Unknown
Size: Large - 4" to 9"
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: Smooth
Other: Tips of long, fleshy green leaves appear to be have been dipped in purple dye, accenting the green center of the Sempervivum. Mounding.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
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: Unusual foliage color
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
Needs specific temperature
Depth to plant seed: suface sow cover lightly
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
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: Zone 6 - New Jersey, USA
Date: Spring 2023
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-09-10

Date: 2024-04-17
Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Date: 2020-06-23
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-16
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-07-08
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-09-02
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 9/20/19
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: May 27, 2013

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Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-04-07
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-04-07
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-08-09

Zone 6a - Middle TN - 12.09.10
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-02-15
Location: Fairfax, VA | September, 2023
Date: 2023-09-12
Location: Grand Forks, B.C. Cdn. Zone 5A -- USDA zone 4a
Date: June 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-04-20
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-04-07
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-04-05

Photo courtesy of Harris Seeds
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Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: Riverton, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-05-17
Location: Liberty, Utah
Date: 2020-05-06

New purchase from Zone 8 - 09.10.10

3.01.11 - SE (Middle TN) Zone 6a
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Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 9/20/19
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-08-14

Date: 2016-08-21
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: NYBG 
Date: June 14 22
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-05-05
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2013-03-21
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-06-04
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2016-06-22
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-12
Location: Central Pennsylvania 
Date: 2021-04-07

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Date: 2024-06-29

Date: 2024-06-29
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Oct 15, 2012
New plant
Location: Fairfax, VA | September 2022
Date: 2022-09-11
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-02
Location: SunZone 6a
Date: 2013-08-16
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-08-25
Location: Thomson,Ga.
Date: 2013-03-11

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Location: Fairfax, VA | September, 2023
Date: 2023-10-15

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Location: Fairfax, VA | May, 2023
Date: 2023-05-14
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-07-16
Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USA
Date: 2013-09-04
Location: Central Pennsylvania 
Date: 2021-04-18
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-05-18
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-12

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Date: 2021-03-12
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-07-25
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