Anomalous Houseleek

Sempervivum montanum subsp. stiriacum

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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 Anomalous Houseleek features clusters of rosettes, each adorned with fleshy, sharp-pointed leaves in shades of grey or bright green. What sets this houseleek apart is its fuzzy texture, adding a delightful tactile element to its appearance. Growing up to approximately 10cm tall, it forms cushions or mounds, creating a visually pleasing display.

In the flowering season, the Anomalous Houseleek bursts into vivid reddish-purple blooms with striking white highlights, adding a dramatic touch to its already captivating presence. These flowers serve as a magnet for bees and butterflies, attracting a delightful array of wildlife to your garden.

This succulent is remarkably easy to grow and thrives in full sunshine. Whether you choose to pot them in well-drained soil, preferably rocky or gritty, or incorporate them into your rockeries, the Anomalous Houseleek will flourish. It is a resilient plant that requires minimal watering, making it an excellent choice for those seeking low-maintenance greenery.

Embrace the enchantment of the Anomalous Houseleek as it graces your space with its unique beauty. Create a striking rockery, cultivate a charming pot display, or let it find its place in the nooks and crannies of your roof. This versatile succulent is sure to captivate both nature enthusiasts and gardeners alike, while also providing a welcoming haven for buzzing bees and fluttering butterflies.

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90 mm pot, Pups