Sempervivum arachnoideumItem #6550 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10
Unique gray-green rosettes with fine web-like hairs slowly spread to form a dense, drought tolerant mat. Vibrant magenta flowers add an exotic touch. Useful among rockery or tucked into crevices of a stone wall or path. Great in containers. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Slow forms rosette clump 4 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:sem-per-VEE-vum a-rak-NOY-dee-umPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow forms rosette clump 4 in. tall, 12 in. wide.Foliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Late Summer to Early FallFlower color:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Sedum (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Blue Fescue (Festuca)
- CareCare InformationThrives in lean, fast-draining soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established in landscape. Take care not to overwater. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.