Sempervivum calcareum


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 2.0" planted pot

Primary Color / Secondary Color

Green / Blue / Red

Maximum Rosette Size

5" diameter

Ideal Light Conditions

Full sun, with filtered shade in late afternoon.


Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Sempervivum Info

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'.

Color - Primary


Color - Secondary

Red Tips

Bloom Color

No Recurring Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 5 (-20F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Maximum Height

Under 3"

Maximum Rosette Size


Growth Habit / Shape


Product Format

2.0" Square Pot

Recommended Purpose

Succulent Essentials

Special Characteristic

Keeps Color Year-round

Special Characteristic

Strong Leaves

Special Characteristic

Lots of Chicks