Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: ED SKROCKI
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 1973
Other Details: Sempervivum 'Glowing Embers ', when seen planted in a group presents a truly glowing effect. In late spring and early summer the color is bright rose-red, the smaller rosettes have a light green center.
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.
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

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Common names
  • Hen and Chicks
  • Houseleek
  • Live-Forever

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Location: St. Helens, Oregon
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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
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Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Date: 2017-10-13
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Date: 2018-09-12
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Date: 2016-03-11
Glows brightly even in cold, dark, spring rain.
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Date: 2017-07-22
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Date: 2018-08-02
Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Date: 2017-10-13
Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USA
Date: 2013-06-30
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Date: 2015-07-07
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Date: 2019-06-16
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2013-06-10
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-07
Location: Canby, OR
Date: 2017-08-30
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-05-13
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Date: 2013-07-28
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2012-06-14
Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon 
Date: 2015-03-10
Location: Denver, CO
Date: 2011-11-03
New plant. Source: Edelweiss Perennials
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2013-06-03
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-03-12
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2013-05-30
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-07-06
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