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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: LEN A. EARL
Country of Origin: (UK) United Kingdom
Year of registration: 1961
Awards: AM* - Award of Merit: 1977
SR* = Silver Rosette: 1978
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
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: 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

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Location: Germany, BavariaDate: 2011-05-04Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
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09/18/10 - Purchased at Monterey Bay C&S sale in San Juan Bautist
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Location: Germany, BavariaDate: 2011-07-10Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
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Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with Permission.
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