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.
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)
Propagation by offsets
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.
‘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
How to propagate Sempervivum ‘Pink Lemonade’
Sempervivum ‘Lemonade’ is propagated by offsets. It will not grow true from seed.
‘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.
‘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.
This succulent is deer-resistant, making it a great addition to your garden.
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