Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Ohio Burgundy') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: ED SKROCKI
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 1972
History of species or Cultivar: (S. 'Cleveland Morgan' S. ? )
Awards: AM* - Award of Merit: 1974
BR* = Bronze Rosette: 1975
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
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 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
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
Parentage: Cleveland Morgan x n/a

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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-05-20
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-03-15
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Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Oct 2, 2011 4:30 PM

This is the first year for me with the Sempervivum. It has a rich burgundy/red color and velvety feel to the leaves.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Ed Skrocki of Ohio by Stush2019 Sep 26, 2014 10:52 AM 49
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