Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Pacific Plum Fuzzy') in the Sempervivum Database

Trade name information:
Series: Pacific
Cultivar name: 'Pacific Plum Fuzzy'
Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybridizer:Gary Gossett
Country of Origin:(US) United States
Year of registration:1992
Size:Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
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:Other: Green with plum shading.
Water:Very low
Does not like wet feet
Pests and Diseases:Pest resistant
Availability:Easy to find
Source:SMG Succulent
Toxicity:Low risk
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)
Flower Time:Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations:Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses:Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Resistances:Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds:Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing 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


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show us photos of your fuzzy semps by valleylynnSep 6, 2013 3:36 PM78
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Most Prolific Hen by sandnsea2May 18, 2012 9:27 PM26
Trading for 2012 by valleylynnMay 31, 2012 9:48 AM171
Meet The "Chicks" by sandnsea2May 31, 2012 5:12 PM169
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Nursery: Youngs Garden Center by valleylynnJan 23, 2012 6:18 PM49
Nursery: Squaw Mountain by valleylynnMay 24, 2011 6:44 PM83

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