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Sempervivum ‘Red Beauty’
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Sempervivum ‘Red Beauty’
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Sempervivum ‘Red Beauty’


Hen-and-chicks

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.490.580


One of the most familiar garden perennials, yet never lacking in appeal. It forms a low clump of fleshy leaves, tiny new plants appearing in a circle around the mother in the middle. This selection produces rosettes of frosty grey-green leaves, tipped with blood red in colder months. Short spikes of pink flowers in summer. Extremely drought tolerant once established. Easily increased by just removing the small baby rosettes and replanting in a new location.

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Sempervivum ‘Red Beauty’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
  Red
  Variegated
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Massed
Height
   10-20 cm
   4-8 inches
Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light
Growth Rate
   Medium