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Sempervivum 'Hopewell'

Sempervivum 'Hopewell'

Treat yourself to a magical transformations every season!
Item: #SEMHOQT
ZONE 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
As low as $7.19
  • hens & chicks brings interesting color
  • Easy-going hardy succulent
  • Evergreen - year-round interest
  • Ideal for decorative containers
  • Good clumper and fast growing
  • Ship size: 3 ½" Pot
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Sempervivum 'Hopewell' Description

Presto change-o! ‘Hopewell’ hens and chicks (Sempervivum sp.) is an endlessly fascinating selection that transitions from silver to green to deep ruby streams throughout. Its ability to change color during periods of cool weather makes it a dynamic choice for any sunny spot in your garden. Really nice in containers, too.

Special Features: Cold Hardy, Deer resistant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Evergreen, Fast Growing, Heat Tolerant, Multi-Seasonal Interest, Winter Interest

 



Quick Facts

  • Botanical Name:
    Sempervivum 'Hopewell'
  • Common Name:
    Hen and chicks
  • Zone:
    3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Sun Exposure:
    Sun to Light Shade
  • Delivery:
    See Schedule
  • Ship Form:
    3 1/2"
  • Soil Type:
    Dry to average
  • Soil Moisture:
    Dry to average
  • Height x Width:
    6-8" x 12"
  • Flower Color:
    Pink
  • Foliage Color:
    r
  • Bloom Season:
    Summer
  • Uses:
    Alpine & Rock, Container Gardening, Edging, Ground Cover, Rock Garden, Small Spaces, Under Planting
  • Cannot Ship to:
    AK, HI

SUGGESTED PRODUCTS

PLANTING GUIDE

Soil: Very well-drained, even dry, soil is imperative for success with hens and chicks. Nothing will do them in faster than soggy conditions, so plant only in soils that are never wet for any lengthy period of time. Little volume of soil is needed; sempervivum will grow in rocky crevices, cracks, walls, between paving stones, and in shallow containers.
Light: Full sun - at least 6 hours/day - is recommended. Very light shade may be okay in hot climates.
Water: Immediately after transplanting, water generously. After that let the soil dry out between watering. Once established, sempervivum is very drought tolerant, requiring little to no supplemental watering.
Spacing: 6" - 12" to start - plants will soon fill in and knit together.
Fertilizing: None needed.
Winterizing:  No special care needed.
Maintenance & Pruning: Once a hen plant produces a chick, that chick will begin creating its own chicks the following year. Large hen plants eventually grow a tall flower stalk and die after blooming. However, this is no cause for concern as by the time it does this, it will have left behind a large colony of chicks to take its place. Cutting off the center stalk will not prevent the plant from dying. Chicks can be left in place or plucked out and relocated to expand your display.

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