Cobweb Houseleek

Sempervivum arachnoideum

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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Special features

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.

Related Problems

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