PlantsSempervivum→Hen and chicks (Sempervivum 'Kismet')

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: BILL NIXON
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 1979
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.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant

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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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-17
By Patty
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-07-23
By Patty
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-04-20
By Patty
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09/18/10 - Purchased at Monterey Bay C&S sale in San Juan Bautist
By imapigeon
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2014-10-31
By Patty
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