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Sempervivum tectorum

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Sempervivum tectorum | London, NW9
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0.1 litres

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Common names

Common houseleek, Houseleek


Sempervivum tectorum (Common houseleek). This perennial is easy to grow in well drained soil. The evergreen foliage is produced in rosettes of many thick purple-tipped leaves. The flowers will rise above the foliage and range in colour from red, orange and yellow to reddish-purple.


You can plant in full sun in a gravelly very well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Rock garden, indoors, container, greenhouse, walls

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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