Sempervivum Tectorum is widely known as houseleek, belongs to the beautiful mountains of southern Europe. Also, it is an evergreen, a mat-forming succulent that typically forms rosettes (to 4” across) of 50-60 thick glabrous leaves that are mostly purple-tipped. The foliage of rosette typically grows to 4” tall. The mother rosette spreads in all directions by forming offsets.
Additionally, these plants are perfect for gardens, with their attractive and exotic foliage. In Europe, the plant was once planted on roofs of houses for several reasons other than ornamental use.
Lastly, Sempervivum Tectorum can be a stunning addition to your tabletop that will fit in every room beautifully. If you’d like to check out other succulents to pair your sempervivum with, click here and find pots to plant it in, here!