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.