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Sempervivum 'Pink Lemonade' succulent care and propagation information

Sempervivum ‘Pink Lemonade’

This cold-hardy succulent changes colors based on the season and temperature. Typically, you will see it with pink or green rosettes, growing brighter in colder weather. Although it is monocarpic, it will take several years before pink flowers begin to bloom.

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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″ (7.6 cm) tall

    Plant grows up to 8″ (20 cm) wide

  • Zone 5a (Minimum -20° F | -28.8° C)

  • Cold hardy

  • Propagation by offsets

  • Generally non-toxic

  • Actively grows in Spring and Fall

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sempervivum ‘Pink Lemonade’

Sempervivum ‘Pink Lemonade’ is a great addition to rock gardens or container gardens. It also makes excellent groundcover.

Watering

‘Pink Lemonade’  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

‘Pink Lemonade’ is cold hardy, and able to withstand extreme cold temperatures down to -30°F (-34.4° C). It does well in full to partial sun.

Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. It is not suited for indoor growing.

Pairs Well With

Sempervivum ‘Royanum’

How to propagate Sempervivum ‘Pink Lemonade’

Sempervivum ‘Lemonade’ is propagated by offsets. It will not grow true from seed.

Offsets

‘Pink Lemonade’ 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.

Flowering Information

‘Pink Lemonade’ is monocarpic, meaning that it blooms once and then dies. It can take several years before ‘Pink Lemonade’ flowers. Flowering usually occurs in the late summer or fall.

Flowers attract bees and butterflies.

Additional information

This succulent is deer-resistant, making it a great addition to your garden.

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