gold bug

Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Gold Bug’ (Skrocki) is delightfully bright with a yellow to lime base and red to orange leaf tips. The whole rosette deepens to burgundy in winter. This is a strong, easy grower.

S. heuffelii are super frost hardy and drought tolerant. They thrive outdoors year-round and hold vibrant colors through the seasons. To produce vegetative offsets, a mother plant will divide and develop into a neat cluster of new rosettes. These rosettes can be cut apart and transplanted or left to cluster. After several years, a rosette will bloom and die but its offsets will live on.

Plant S. heuffelii outdoors in sunny locations with great drainage. Water in the spring through summer growing season if the soil is completely dry and protect from heavy rains and standing water, especially in winter. These hardy plants overwinter well under an insulating blanket of snow.

COLOR – PRIMARY
Yellow / Gold
COLOR – SECONDARY
Red / Burgundy
BLOOM COLORYellow Bloom
COLD HARDINESS
Zone 4 (-30F)
RECOMMENDED LIGHT CONDITIONS
Full sun, filtered / partial sun
MAXIMUM HEIGHT
Under 3″
MAXIMUM ROSETTE SIZE
3″-4″
GROWTH HABIT / SHAPE
Rosette
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTIC
Hard to kill, pet safe

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