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A picture of a Houseleek


Sempervivum caucasicum

Sempervivum tectorum 4 by Maja Dumat (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sempervivum closeup

Houseleek Overview

Evergreen perennial species with a low, spreading growth habit. Produces symmetrical rosettes of leaves and showy, pink flowers. Well adapted to sandy and loamy soils and may tolerate drought but needs full sun to thrive.