Sempervivum 'Lively Bug'
Tight rosettes with silver highlights
Sempervivum, from the Latin “semper” for “always” and “vivum” for “alive”, was well-named by the botanist Linnaeus, and has some fifty species native to high altitude, rocky environments in Europe, the Caucasus, and Asia Minor. There are dozens of hybrids.
By developing succulent foliage, these species, known commonly as Hens and Chicks, have been able to adapt to very difficult conditions where few plants can survive. This means they avoid competition and are able to colonize cracks and crevices on rocky scree.
Over time, Sempervivum 'Lively Bug' grows into a little clump of tight rosettes with silvery highlights.
For rock gardens, alpine rockeries, walls, gravel gardens, troughs and pots. Grow in the sun in poor, dry soil. Adding a bed of gravel will ensure proper drainage in damp periods.
- 0,5L pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: less than 10 cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Flower colour:
- Flowering period:
An unusual type of houseleek with very thick...£4.09
A dense cushion for an arid location£3.99
A plant with eight names!£3.29
An interesting, medium-sized houseleek with blue pink foliage£3.29
Large rounded, slightly downy, silvery-green rosettes£3.29
A dense clump of small fleshy, apple green rosettes with brownish tips.£3.29
A generous platform of wide rosettes of succulent leaves which have a bright purple-red hue in the summer£3.29
A spidery cobweb plant!£3.29
or Jovibarba hirta£3.29
or Jovibarba hirta glabrescens£3.29
Common Houseleek, Jove's beard£3.99