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Sempervivum arachnoideum

SKU
06550
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.
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3-10

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationsem-per-VEE-vum a-rak-NOY-dee-um
Average Size at MaturitySlow forms rosette clump 4 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer to Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Sedum (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Blue Fescue (Festuca)

Thrives 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-10

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