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Cobweb Houseleek

Sempervivum arachnoideum

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Sempervivum arachnoideum ssp tomentosum

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

Generally disease free but can suffer from rust.

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Seed