Houseleek, Hen-and-Chickens, Old Man and Woman, Roof House Leek
Sempervivum 'Blue Moon'

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sempervivum (sem-per-VEE-vum) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Moon

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gold Hill, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 31, 2005, Scorpioangel from Gold Hill, OR (Zone 7a) wrote:

Wonderful coloring. Blue Green leaves shaded to a lovely lavender pink. Stolons are brightly colored pink. In the colder weather the color deepens. Very large and a medium producer of offsets. I have grown this cultivar for over 10 years.


HELEN E. PAYNE (US), 1975 ...SEMPERVIVUM