Project Description

Sempervivum heuffelii 'Lemon Sky' succulent care and propagation information card

Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Lemon Sky’

This cold-hardy succulent forms a small yellow rosette. Although it is monocarpic, it can take several years before it blooms. When it does, watch for small yellow flowers.

Quick Look:
  • Partial sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Rosette grows up to 3 in (7.6 cm) tall

    Rosette grows up to 4″ (10 cm) wide

  • Zone 4a (Minimum -30°F | -34.4°C)

  • Cold hardy

  • Propagation by division

  • Generally non-toxic to people and pets

  • Winter Dormant

This page contains affiliate links

Click here to buy from Mountain Crest Gardens
Downloadable succulent information and ID card
Watering is the most important part of keeping succulents alive.

Get this free watering cheat sheet to learn the crucial first steps to recognizing when your succulent needs water or wants less.

No more guessing, over watering, or under watering! You’ll know exactly what your succulent is trying to tell you!

Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Lemon Sky’

Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Lemon Sky’ is a great addition to rock and container gardens. It also grows well on green roofs.

Watering

Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Lemon Sky’ 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. It can be more finicky than other Sempervivums when it comes to water. When in doubt, err or the side of under watering to avoid root rot. Be sure to plant in well-draining soil.

Where to Plant

‘Lemon Sky’ is cold hardy to -30°F (-34.4°C), and will do fine in the winter under a blanket of snow. It grows best in partial sun to partial shade.

Pairs Well With

Sempervivum ‘Brock’

How to Propagate Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Lemon Sky’

Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Lemon Sky’ is easily propagated, but is done a little differently than other Sempervivums.

Using a sterile knife or sharp pair of scissors, separate clumps to be propagated from main plant cluster. You’ll want to get some of the roots with the stem if at all possible. This will help the plant root faster.

Allow cuttings to callous over for several days before replanting in either the ground or well-draining succulent soil.

Seeds

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

Checkout these other awesome varieties you can learn about:

What other succulents are you interested in?

Enter a name below to see if we have information available:

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Click here to see all the succulents we have information on!

Share this with other succulent lovers you know