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Cobweb houseleek

Sempervivum arachnoideum var. rubra

Cobweb sedum

An evergreen perennial that forms a mat of fleshy rosettes with red leaves 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.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Notes
Root offsets can be taken in spring.

Geography

Origin
Pyrenees to Carpath

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Alkaline, Acid
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Crassulaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
None

Problems

Generally disease free but can suffer from rust.
Black Vine Weevil
Otiorhynchus sulcatus

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