Hen and chicks (Sempervivum 'Julia') in the Sempervivum Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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: 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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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'Sweet Litschi' by JesseInCT Aug 2, 2019 2:02 PM 7
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A Slow Descent into Obsession, Part I by semperdurpum Apr 30, 2019 4:47 PM 32
Crevice Garden Workshop by springcolor Apr 1, 2019 10:10 PM 33
Sempervivum Chat & Photos 2019 by plantmanager Aug 23, 2019 7:27 PM 1,344
Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic April 26-28, 2019 by valleylynn May 15, 2019 7:39 PM 433
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Semp Christmas List by JesseInCT Nov 27, 2018 6:56 PM 11
Some newbie semp questions by JesseInCT Mar 29, 2019 6:52 PM 56
Move to Tennessee is complete by GregC Nov 27, 2018 10:51 PM 24
Blue Whale by MelissaHopper Oct 31, 2018 7:34 AM 14
October Color by MelissaHopper Oct 31, 2018 6:15 PM 26
Sempervivum name confusion by rmansell2 Aug 10, 2019 11:21 AM 16
Sempervivum 'Plum Pretty' by valleylynn Aug 2, 2018 4:48 PM 29
Orostachys seedling by goldfinch4 Jul 18, 2018 7:00 PM 10
Purple Passion by springcolor Aug 6, 2018 10:06 PM 26
How did your semp addiction begin? by MelissaHopper Sep 6, 2018 7:24 PM 83
Is this 'Pilosella'? by springcolor Jun 26, 2018 9:05 AM 5

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