Sempervivum braunii

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Pointed green leaves form a tidy rosette wrapped in thin white hairs. Light pink flowers are quite spectacular! Leaves can be flushed with red highlights.

Height

3-4 in

Spread

6-8 in

Bloom Time

June-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers gritty, well-drained soil. This is a slow growing plant. Works really well in rock gardens, green roofs, containers and/or in stone walls.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Mother of Thyme (Thymus serpyllum), Maiden Pinks (Dianthus deltoides), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Pincushion Flower (Scabiosa caucasica), Little Blue Stem (Schizachyrium scoparium), Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris ), English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Stonecrop (Sedum telephium), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Containers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
Very Adaptable
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