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Sempervivum ‘Brock’

This Sempervivum forms a wide, pink rosette. The leaves can have green or purple accents. Lighter colors usually appear on the inner lengths of the leaves. Although it can take several years to bloom, watch for pink flowers. This succulent is monocarpic, but puts off many offsets before the mother plant dies.

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Quick Look:
  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Not suited for indoor growing.

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 3″ (7.5 cm) tall

    Plant grows up to 6″ (15 cm) wide

  • Zone 5a (Minimum -20° F | -28.9° C)

  • Winter hardy

  • Propagation by offsets

  • Non toxic

  • Winter Dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sempervivum ‘Brock’

Sempervivum ‘Brock’ grows well in outdoor container gardens, rock gardens, and green roofs. It is deer resistant, and its flowers attract bees and hummingbirds. For gardeners interested in xeriscaping, it offers year-round color without much water. As it grows, it produces offsets on long stolons, spreading outwards as it grows.

Watering

‘Brock’ has typical watering needs for a succulent. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

Sempervivum ‘Brock’ is cold hardy, and is able to withstand temperatures down to -20°F (-28.9°C). It can thrive in areas with full sun or partial sun.

Pairs Well With

Sempervivum arachnoideum ‘Cebenese’

How to Propagate Sempervivum ‘Brock’

Sempervivum ‘Brock’ can be propagated from offsets and seeds, although the easiest way  to propagate this succulent will be from offets.

Offsets

‘Brock’ will produce small rosette offsets. Cut the offsets off from the main stem with a sharp, sterile knife or scissors. Allow the offsets to dry for one to two days before laying on well-draining soil.

Seeds

When growing ‘Brock’ from seed, be sure that the temperature is warmer, or you are using a grow light and seed warmer. Sow seeds in well-draining soil, watering whenever the soil is dry. Germination can take several weeks or longer, depending on your growing environment.

Please note that ‘Brock’ will not come true from seed. 

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