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Sempervivum 'Brock'

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

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Groundcovers
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Burgundy
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is monocarpic
This plant is resistant to deer
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Old_Farmer On Nov 3, 2006, Old_Farmer from Napier, WV (Zone 5b) wrote:

Very pretty brownish burgundy coloring in winter. Easy plant to grow and very productive.

Regional...

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

Ellijay, Georgia
Monroe, Georgia
North Zanesville, Ohio



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