This monocarpic succulent is one of the “rollers” — succulents whose “chicks” grow on top of the mother plant, and then break off and roll away before rooting. It has long, spiked dark red and green leaves.
Full sun to partial shade
Not suited for indoor growing
Typical water needs for a succulent
Plant grows up to 3″ (8 cm) tall
Zone 5a (Minimum -20° F | -29° C)
Propagation by offsets
Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Actively grows in Spring and Fall
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Care and Propagation Information
General Care for Sempervivum ‘Hedgehog’
Sepmervivum ‘Hedgehog’ 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
‘Hedgehog’ is cold hardy, and will withstand temperatures down to -20° F (-29° C). Plant in an area of your garden that gets 4-6 hours of sunlight a day.
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