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Sempervivum Collection
Sempervivum Collection
Sempervivum Collection
Sempervivum Collection
Sempervivum Collection

Sempervivum Collection

An easy way to start your houseleek collection.
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Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
  • The iconic houseleek is back!
  • Be part of the succulent plant revolution.
  • Easy to grow and drought tolerant.
  • Produces offsets every year.
  • Supplied as a collection of 6 plants in 9cm pots.
6 x 9cm - Item: 560513
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Product Description

Sempervivums, the iconic houseleek, were the mainstay of 70's municipal borders and park displays, but today, they have worked their magic and are making a welcome return to our gardens, as people realise that they are a real multipurpose plant.

Be part of this succulent revolution and buy your now - let yourself be won over by these fascinating, low-maintenance perennials.

Sempervivums form rosettes of colourful, fleshy leaves and are low growing, making them extremely popular as a living carpet of green and an ideal candidate for green roofs and living walls - a welcome addition to any garden because of their colours and diversity of form.

Also known as hen and chicks because the freely produced offsets gather around the mother plant in much the same way as chicks around a mother hen. Sempervivums are drought tolerant and will take a roothold in the narrowest of cracks - hence their common name, as they were once used to plug gaps in leaking roofs. Recommended as an ideal plant to spearhead the need to adapt our gardens to be more responsive to climate change.

This resurgence in popularity has been driven in part by their undemanding nature - they're very much a 'plant-it-and-leave-it' type of plant - easy to grow and a doddle to maintain, fully winter hardy and produce multiple new plants every year.

As a bonus during the summer, the mature rosettes throw out spikes topped with star shaped flowers which insects love, plus they produce offsets, or new plants, every season that are simple to separate and grow as new specimens.
Really easy to grow and a favourite with kids, Sempervivums require a well-drained soil in full sun, tolerating drought when established.

Supplied as a collection of 6 named plants, 1 of each variety.

Please note that varieties may change throughout the year, depending on availability.

What Is Supplied

Item 560513 supplied as:
Suppled as six named plants in 9cm pots ready for planting straight out.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Plant individual varieties in a clay pot in gritty soil, top with small gravel and display each one on a sunny outside windowsill.

Care Guide

  • Plant in full sun in well-drained soil.
  • Sempervivum plants prefer well-drained soil with sand or grit added.
  • Grow them in trays or pots, in the ground, or on wood or in rock piles. Once established, the plantís need no further care.
  • Once a rosette flowers, it dies back so simply pull out the dead rosette and fill the hole with gritty soil. The plant will quickly fill in any empty spots with offsets.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
10cm
30cm

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Hi Plants are good quality, however your courier left the parcel on our drive, against my car, after ring the door bell, but not waiting to see if anybody was in.

I hope helps.
Review Submitted: 01/11/2018 - 11:05:37
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Great service, quick delivery.
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Good plants; survived an obviously difficult journey!
Review Submitted: 25/10/2018 - 11:50:35
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You Garden is good - the delivery service (provided by Yodel) is terrible!!
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Please accept my apologies for any problems on behalf of our courier.

Chris
Customer Service Executive
Review Submitted: 20/10/2018 - 13:03:26
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The plants arrived with the penstemon and sempervivum squashed between the two roses, breaking nearly all the branches on the roses. After a phone call with a very helpful person we were resent the two new roses.
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Wonderful condition.
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Please accept my apologies for this packing - I'm pleased to hear the issue has been resolved satisfactorily for you.

Chris
Customer Service Executive
Review Submitted: 20/10/2018 - 07:55:55
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Excellent plants delivered on time
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Plants in excellent condition well packed as described
Review Submitted: 19/10/2018 - 07:46:17
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Prompt service, quality products, plus friendly customer service.
A five star supplier.
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Plants as advertised, good quality & doing well so far.
Review Submitted: 14/10/2018 - 18:04:06
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really good service
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excellent service very pleased
Review Submitted: 12/10/2018 - 09:37:16
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Service was excellent and arrived on time. I have had no problem with shopping at You Garden and will continue to shop there for my plants .
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Arrived well packed and in perfect condition. They are now planted and I can't wait to see them in bloom
Review Submitted: 11/10/2018 - 07:07:46
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Good service plenty of choice and sensible pricing.
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Lovely plants excellent selection
Review Submitted: 11/10/2018 - 06:16:38
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Excellent says it all!
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Plants were packed extremely well and in peak condition. Would definitely recommend!
Review Submitted: 11/10/2018 - 05:19:14
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Packaging was good, no damage, service good, price great.
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Plants arrived in great condition. Now planted out and doing well.
Review Submitted: 11/10/2018 - 10:19:20
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Never a dud moment with this firm!
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They look really strong and healthy and have filled a nice little place where i had problems before so i hope they do well.
Review Submitted: 11/10/2018 - 06:21:20
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Packaging excellent, arrived quickly in good condition.
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Very pleased, plants are very good.
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GOOD RESPONSE TO MY ORDERS.
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APPEAR HEALTHY AND WELL MOIST FOR TRANSIT.
Review Submitted: 11/10/2018 - 08:47:51
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Sempervivum Collection
Sempervivum Collection
6 x 9cm
Item: 560513
RRP £19.99
Deal Price £14.99
Save: £5.00 - 25%
Currently Unavailable