Sempervivum arachnoideum subsp. tomentosum – Hen and Chicks
This succulent, also known as hens and chicks or houseleek will tolerate and thrive in cold conditions, but it must have well-drained soil, a raised bed with loads of added sand or grit, a pot with a hole in the bottom filled with a cactus mix or in a sunny spot in a rockery. This variety looks like its foliage is covered in a cobweb. Red Flowers in Summer.
Soil: well-drained gritty soil dislikes waterlogged soil
Flowers: April and May
Ht x Sp: 15cm x 30cm (6” x 12”)
Slug Resistant: Yes
Attracts Butterflies and Bees: Yes
Pot Size: 9cm