Sempervivum globiferum ssp. hirtum var. prusianna


Sempervivum globiferum ssp. hirtum var. prusianna: Large red balls with bright red leaf tips and shiny red chicks. Called a Roller because the chicks are little round balls that release from the hen, roll and then take root.

What You Receive

One order = one 2.5" planted pot

Primary Color / Secondary Color

Red / Green

Maximum Rosette Size

3/4" 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

2.5" Square Pot

Product Format

Plug (0.9"-2.0")

Recommended Purpose

Rock Garden

Special Characteristic

Keeps Color Year-round

Special Characteristic

Strong Leaves