Common houseleek cultivation

How to grow common houseleek

Characteristics of Sempervivum tectorum


July – september. Flowers till 3 cm with 13 petals and purple filaments. Reddish leaves.


Scarcely, it has to be watered like cactus.

gardening pot

As a garden plant in rocky places.


In full sun.


From division. Although it can be reproduced very easily, it takes a long time to bloom.


Sandy soil with a good drainage.

Another species of “Sempervivum

Sempervivum aracnoideum—————— Cobwed houseleek

Sempervivum caucasicum —————-……….

Sempervivum ciliosum ——————-…………

Sempervivum x fauconnetti—————-…………

Sempervivum grandiflorum————— Yellow houseleek

Sempervivum montanum—————– Mountain houseleek

Sempervivum wulfenii——————— Yellow houseleek

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Article updated on: 22 January, 2020

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