Growing guide

How to grow sempervivum

Sempervivum (houseleeks) are great no fuss plants for outdoors. Planted in groups, different cultivars create a mosaic of patterns, colours and textures.

Quick facts

  • Easy to grow and low maintenance
  • Evergreen foliage plants
  • Grow in an open, sunny site
  • They need well-draining soil or potting compost
  • Little feeding or watering required
  • Plants flower every few years in summer
  • Repot rosettes in spring or fill any gaps in your display with offsets

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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