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Cobweb Houseleek

Sempervivum arachnoideum

Also known as

Houseleek

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Cobweb Houseleek Overview

An evergreen perennial that forms a mat of fleshy rosettes with green leaves, sometimes red tinged and cobwebby white hairs at the tips. Small star-shaped pink flowers measuring around 1cm across are produced in flattened cyme arrangements, these are typically around 12cm tall.

Common problems with Cobweb Houseleek

Generally disease free but can suffer from rust.

How to harvest Cobweb Houseleek

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Cobweb Houseleek

Seed

Other uses of Cobweb Houseleek

Rock gardens. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.