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Krebs Desert Bloom Hens And Chicks

Sempervivum 'Krebs 2'

Pronunciation: sem-per-VEE-vum
SKU #06561

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Description This handsome, mounding succulent adds exotic texture and color wherever it is featured. Foliage coloration can fluctuate with green and deep purple-red tones seasonally. Clumping rosettes make an excellent waterwise groundcover when planted en masse. Well-suited to containers and rock gardens. Evergreen in mild winter climates.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Occasional pink flowers in summer.
Mature Size Slow growing; rosettes form clump 4 to 8 in. tall, spreading to 12 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container, Edging
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Sedum (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Blue Fescue (Festuca)
Care Thrives in lean, fast-draining, gravelly or rocky soils. Color may fluctuate seasonally. Best color in full sun; shelter from harsh sun exposure in hottest summer regions. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates moderate drought. Avoid excess winter moisture. Fertilize sparingly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

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