Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: DAVID T. FORD
Country of Origin: (UK) United Kingdom
Year of registration: 1985
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: Fuzzy
Cilia
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Easy to find
Source: North Hills Nursery
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
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
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
Humidity tolerant
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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Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek
  • Live-Forever

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Date: 2008-08-30

Date: 2016-03-13
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Date: 2011-04-14
Photo courtesy of Beatrix Bodmeier, Bavaria/Germany
Location: Salem, Oregon
Photo compliments of Perennial Obsessions.
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Date: 2017-04-23
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Date: 2016-07-12

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Date: 2017-06-11

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Location: Germany, Bavaria
Date: 2013-06-14
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Date: 2013-05-17
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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Feb 18, 2009
Photo courtesy of Cynda Foster, Perennial Obsessions
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Sep 22, 2009
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Date: 2013-07-03
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2012-06-25
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Date: 2013-07-06
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Date: 2013-06-10
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2013-06-10

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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2015-09-14
Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2013-06-09
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