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Sempervivum, known for its drought-resistant qualities, has the ability to store water within its leaves, reducing its need for frequent watering. This attribute allows Hens and Chicks to survive extended periods without water, though they may not thrive or grow robustly in prolonged dry conditions.

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Jovibarba (Sempervivum) heuffelii truly distinguishes itself within the sempervivum genus with its remarkable variety of colors, surpassing any other species. These plants showcase long-lasting hues that remain vibrant throughout the entire season, along with intricate reproductive characteristics, making them a highly sought-after rarity among collectors.

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Greetings friends! I first saw Sempervivum montanum on one of my hikes in the mountains. In the photo below you can see how these plants looked like in their native habitat. After that I started to take a more detailed interest in this plant and I managed to get my hands on several varieties of …

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Hey everyone! Today, I’d like to introduce you to an amazing succulent called Sempervivum marmoreum. I’ve been cultivating these plants for quite some time, and I’m eager to share my insights with you all. Origin and Habitat Sempervivum marmoreum is native to Europe, primarily found in central, southern, and eastern regions. In Central Europe, it’s …

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In my collection, I have a variety of sempervivum species, including Sempervivum globiferum. This garden succulent is truly fascinating, and I’d love to share everything I know about it with you. Botanical Description Sempervivum globiferum is one of the most unique plants in my garden. Commonly known as “Rolling Hen and Chicks,” its name is …

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Sempervivum arachnoideum is a captivating species of succulent that boasts a unique and intriguing feature – its rosettes are covered with a delicate white web, resembling a spider’s creation. Such a characteristic is rarely found in other plants, making this species a true wonder of nature. With an average size of 1.5 inches, it thrives …

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The Common Houseleek (Sempervivum tectorum), also known as “Liveforever” or “Hen and Chicks,” is a captivating succulent that thrives in the rocky mountains of Southern Europe. With its lush green rosettes and remarkable ability to store moisture, this hardy plant has a rich history and offers an easy and rewarding gardening experience. In this article, …

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