Sempervivum calcareum is a larger variety, with green/blues and distinctive red tips. This is a very tolerant plant, both in hot and frosty conditions. Sempervivum are very cold hardy and can be planted in the ground in zones 5-10.
Plant ships bare root without the pot. You will receive a plant similar to the plant pictured. Please allow for some variance amongst live plants.
If you will be experiencing below freezing temperatures, please add a heat pack to your order.
Keep your plant in bright shade for a few days after you re-pot it. A few morning hours is sufficient. Even then, transition your plant to direct sun slowly. For example, move it into early morning sun for an hour a day for a few days, then two hours for a few days until it is acclimated.
Cold tolerant: Zone 5
Heat tolerant: Zone 10
Part full sun, part shade
Peak growth season: Summer
Propagation: Take cuttings during growth season, Spring is ideal.
Morning sun, lots of unfiltered light.
Water when soil is dry to the touch. Will require more water in the Summer.
Your succulent will be wrapped with care and shipped with extra padding in the box. Plants can take 1-5 days to prep for shipping and weather can impact the prep time. We ship as quickly as is safe for your plant.
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- Live plants take 3-5 days to prepare for shipping.
- We are currently shipping Monday-Friday.
- It is safe to ship in winter, however we do recommend adding a heat pack if you are experiencing extended freezing temperatures. Heat packs must be added for cold climates Nov - Mar to qualify for the guarantee.
Priority Mail is recommended and guaranteed for all live plant shipments and especially all Hoya shipments. It is faster and the optimal method for shipping. Orders that qualify for free shipping ship via Priority Mail. [[[
HOW YOUR PLANT LOOKS
We can not guarantee that your plant will be in bloom or display the same colors as those pictured. Please allow for some variance amongst live plants. Coloration is determined by individual plant, season, environment and/or care conditions (and even your computer monitor can effect appearance of plants in pictures). Note that our photos were also take under ideal natural lighting conditions.
Carefully check the shipping address you have selected before placing your order. We ship to the shipping address provided. We cannot be responsible for errors or wrong shipping addresses provided with the order.
**Shipping costs are determined by weight and plant size. We do everything we can to keep shipping costs to a minimum for you, ensure our item weight and sizes are correct, and combine for you whenever possible.
Please note we cannot guarantee plant identifications. We give our best effort at accuracy.
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