Sempervivum calcareum: Calcareums are known for their distinctive coloring. One of the largest Calcareum varieties with blue-green leaves and dark red tips. You can expect 7 to 8 chicks on short stolons. From the French alps.
What You Receive
One order = one 2.5" planted pot, OR two 1.2" diameter x 1" deep plugs (make your choice above under the Plant Size option)
PLEASE NOTE: If you select 2.5" pot option, the number of rosettes included depends on plant size. For example, if rosette is large and fills the pot, you might receive one rosette planted in the pot. If rosettes are relatively small, you might receive 3 (or more) planted in the pot. If you have a preference for rosette size in 2.5" pots, just let us know in your order comments.
Primary Color / Secondary Color
Green / Blue / Red
Maximum Rosette Size
Ideal Light Conditions
Full sun, with filtered shade in late afternoon.
Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Best planted in clusters, Sempervivum throw new offsets (chicks) each spring. Once a plant blooms, it dies, but the chicks carry on for future years, maturing and making their own offsets. Common names are 'Hens & Chicks' and 'Houseleeks'.