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Rubikon Hens & Chicks

Sempervivum 'Rubikon'

SKU
04491
Bright ruby red rosettes readily create offsets, spreading into clumps. Three-year-old rosettes flower and fade, as colorful younger rosettes take their place. This rock garden and trough favorite thrives in highly porous soil. Architectural form for the modern garden. Evergreen in mild winter climates.
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Botanical Pronunciationsem-per-VEE-vum
Average Size at MaturityRosettes reach 2 to 6 in. tall, slowly clumping to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeOccasionally blooms in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry between waterings.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Aloe (Aloe); Yucca (Yucca)

Thrives in highly porous, well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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