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Sempervivum 'Susan'

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

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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:
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
Provides winter interest
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 hookingjoy On Jun 24, 2012, hookingjoy from West Carrollton City, OH wrote:

Severl of my hen and chicks have long sprout up on them. Do you let them stay or cut them off

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

Burgundy satin with a green heart. Nice clumping growth. Medium

Regional...

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

Gold Hill, Oregon



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