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.

Position: Sun

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

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