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Sempervivum tectorum

Also called House Leek


More About Sempervivum tectorum

  • Succulent perennial with open rosettes
  • Plants spread by offsets to form colonies
  • Mix of greens, blue-greens, reds and purples
  • Ideal for rock walls or roof gardens
  • Low maintenance perennial
  • Bloom Time: June to July

Zone:

3

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

15-20 cm

Colour:

Multi-coloured,Pink,Yellow
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Hens and Chicks Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Protect from winter wet. 


Sempervivum tectorum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Multi-coloured

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Border/edging