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Sempervivum 'Kalinda'

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

4 vendors have this plant for sale.

10 members have or want this plant for trade.


under 6 in. (15 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Plant is viviparous

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Cville_Gardener On Mar 29, 2011, Cville_Gardener from Middle TN
United States (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant is cold hardy to at least zone 4 as well as heat and drought tolerant. It needs a sunny location but also needs protecting from scorching afternoon sun. It likes very fast draining soil and to be on the dry side between waterings.

The plant changes coloration depending on seasonal factors with cold weather bringing a very lovely darker red/maroon color to the leaves. Color changes are affected by a combination of factors--maturity, air and soil temperature, length of daylight and sometimes climate.

Positive DougC On Sep 5, 2005, DougC from Los Angeles, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

Sempervivum 'Kalinda' is now in bloom. Has beaufiful pink daisy shape flowers. Have had this one for 6 months now. I cannot find any additional info on this species.



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

Cottonwood, Arizona
Los Angeles, California
Bordelonville, Louisiana
Joppa, Maryland
Ballston Lake, New York
North Tonawanda, New York
Clarksville, Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

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