Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Andrenor') in the Sempervivum Database

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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Nicholas Moore
Country of Origin: (UK) United Kingdom
Year of registration: 1950's
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
Cilia
Red
Green
Winter Color
Other: Bright green leaves backed & tipped red.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Easy to find
Source: SMG Succulent
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: 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
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Needs specific temperature
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

7/16/2011 PNW, zone 8

Photo gallery:
Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-07
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-08-28
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Location: Canby, ORDate: 2016-03-19
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-10
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-18
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-07
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Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USADate: 2013-09-03
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-02
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-07
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Location: Canby, ORDate: 2016-09-03
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Location: OklahomaDate: 2017-04-30
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-02-22
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Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Oct 25, 2011 12:42 AM

An amazing medium sized semp that goes through wonderful color changes throughout the seasons. From a deep/dark green with a velvety texture, to an amazing red that appears to have been sprinkled with rubies when it is wet from rain and then in the fall to a lovely soft green with pink leaf tips.
I love this little sempervivum. This is my first year with it so not sure how well it will produce offsets.

This one really puts on a show in the spring with mildly fuzzy leaves, looking like they are mimicking flickering flames.

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