Sempervivums also known as 'Houseleeks' are prolific and come in over 40 species. Growing up to 5" wide or as tiny as dime. Their colors range from green, blue, purple, and pink. They come in different forms and textures. A versatile kind of plant to use as a ground cover for sunny garden locations or to use as a filler to your succulent arrangements. A fun variety of succulent to collect.
Plant Specs and Regions
Native to: Morocco, Iran
Hardiness: Among the most frost resistant succulent
Recommended light conditions: full sun
Bloomtime : Spring through June
Bloomcolor : multiple shapes and colors
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks. Avoiding letting water sit in the rosette.
- Available in 4 inch size. (Based on availability)
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.