Sempervivum montanum 50 Seeds, Hens and Chicks, Houseleek, Succulent Seeds
Sempervivum montanum 50 Seeds, Hens and Chicks, Houseleek, Succulent Seeds Click image to enlarge
Description Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Hardy small succulent with tight rosettes to 2-3 inches in diameter crowded with mid-green colored fleshy leaves. Plants produce many offsetting rosettes that are held tightly crowded together. Clusters of reddish-purple star-shaped flowers rise up on short stalks in summer.
Variety loved for eye catching tall flowers that shot from the rosettes
This mix of winter hardy species are cold and frost hardy. Providing they are planted in well drained soil they can easily survive temperatures as low as minus 30C (-20F).
Thes drought-tolerant succulents are hardy and easy to grow, requiring minimal care, only full sun and good drainage to thrive. Sempervivum plants successfully complement other rock-garden plants, use them in alpine gardens, troughs and pots. Planted in containers with other succulents they make wonderful components for miniature or fairy gardens. T
Sow indoors all year, or outdoors in February to July Fill small pots or trays with a light and well-aerated seed compost. Tap the container to settle the compost, but do not firm the mixture down. Stand the pots in water, moisten thoroughly and drain. Seeds should be scattered very lightly over the surface. The majority of seeds germinate best at temperatures of 18 to 20°C (65 to 70°F).
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