Rubikon Hens & Chicks

Sempervivum 'Rubikon'

Bright ruby red rosettes of cold hardy succulent foliage. Offsets readily as plants spread into multi-head clumps. In third year or later, original rosette bolts to flower. Remaining rosettes take its place. A rock garden favorite equally good in well drained troughs. Thrives in highly porous garden soil. Architectural form is ideal for modern garden effects. Succulent. Full to partial sun. Moderate growing 2 to 6 in. tall, ground hugging.
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4 - 8

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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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; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureRock Garden Plant

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.

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