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Krebs Desert Bloom Hens And Chicks

Sempervivum 'Krebs 2'

SKU
06561
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.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationsem-per-VEE-vum
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; rosettes form clump 4 to 8 in. tall, spreading to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeOccasional pink flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCreeping Phlox (Phlox); Sedum (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Blue Fescue (Festuca)

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

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