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  • Anomalous Houseleek

    Sempervivum montanum subsp. stiriacum

    Introducing the Anomalous Houseleek, also known as Mountain Houseleek. This unique succulent earned its name from its fascinating habit of taking root in the roofs of houses. Native to the picturesque mountains of south and central Europe, this mat-forming evergreen brings a touch of natural beauty and intrigue to any garden or indoor space. The…

  • Cobweb Houseleek

    Sempervivum arachnoideum

    Cobweb Houseleek, Spider Web Hens and Chicks; Cobweb Houseleek are a species of flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae, native to Europe’s Alps, Apennines and Carpathians regions, where locals used juice of the crushed plant medicinally. It is a low-growing, evergreen, perennial succulent that quickly spreads to form very tight clusters of rosettes, filling in large…

  • Hairy Balls

    Sempervivium 'Hairy Balls'

    Despite it’s seemingly obscene name, Hairy Balls is a very cute variety of the Hen and Chicks family, the Semperviviums.

  • Hen and Chicks

    Sempervivum calcareum

    This is an alpine perennial cactus, sometimes called Houseleeks or Hens-and-Chicks, known for its dramatic foliage and pretty flowers. It is a hardy succulent coveted for its distinct leaf colouring, bearing stunning, large, grey-green rosettes formed from pale blue-green tongue-shaped leaves, which tinge to reddish-maroon at the tips. Sempervivums can also change their colours depending…

  • Mountain Houseleek

    Sempervivum montanum

    Native to the southern and central European mountains from the Carpathians to the Pyrenees, these alpine succulents are cushion or mat-forming, with clusters of tight rosettes up to 7.5cm wide. Leaves are medium-green, fleshy, sharp-pointed and have a fuzzy texture, while flowers are reddish-purple and star-shaped, rising on 20cm tall stalks. Easy to grow, these…

  • Roof Houseleek

    Sempervivium tectorum calcarum

    This perennial evergreen succulent is native to the mountains of central Europe and is considered an alpine or rock garden plant. Usually grown as a groundcover in gardens for its beautiful and unique foliage, the so-called “Roof Houseleek” is a mat-forming succulent which develops rubbery-looking rosettes of thick, fleshy, pointed leaves. Leaves are green but…