Category Sempervivum

Sempervivum Calcareum: Growing The Houseleek Plant
Sempervivum

Sempervivum Calcareum: Growing The Houseleek Plant

Sempervivum calcareum sem-per-VEE-vum, kal-KAR-ee-um is a succulent perennial native to the southern Alps in New Zealand and belongs to the Sempervivum plant genus and Crassulaceae (stonecrop) family.It forms a large rosette of thick green leaves with reddish-purple tips.Common names include:HouseleekOld man and womanRoof houseleekIt’s also known as a hen-and-chicks plant, as it multiplies via offsets formed around the mother plant.

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Sempervivum

Sempervivum Calcareum: Growing The Houseleek Plant

Sempervivum calcareum sem-per-VEE-vum, kal-KAR-ee-um is a succulent perennial native to the southern Alps in New Zealand and belongs to the Sempervivum plant genus and Crassulaceae (stonecrop) family.It forms a large rosette of thick green leaves with reddish-purple tips.Common names include:HouseleekOld man and womanRoof houseleekIt’s also known as a hen-and-chicks plant, as it multiplies via offsets formed around the mother plant.
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