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Sempervivum 'Rita Jane'

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

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Good Fall Color
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive lehua_mc On Jun 30, 2009, lehua_mc from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

In spring 'Rita Jane' went from a drab, murky winter color to a completely brilliant red burgundy, before creeping back to green with red tips now in summer.

Neutral Scorpioangel On Aug 25, 2007, Scorpioangel from Gold Hill, OR (Zone 7a) wrote:

Classic satin. Gold-green leaves edged and tipped with purple

Regional...

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

Aliso Viejo, California
Gold Hill, Oregon
Portland, Oregon
Front Royal, Virginia
Bellevue, Washington



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