SempervivumIf you’ve got boulders in the back forty or a rocky sandy sun-drenched spot in the dooryard, you have the makings for an amazing cascading Sempervivum display.
Sempervivum means ‘always alive.’ Low-growing rosette-forming succulents produce runners and babies by the boatload. Drought- and heat-tolerant beyond belief, and cold-hardy, too!
Sempervivums offer up a fun way to learn about fractals and how our world works—you can plant them in a strawberry pot with the kids for a fun easy-to-care for botany/math project, or go whole hog and build a mini-boulder palace all decked out in Hens and Chicks and mosses.
Performs best in super-drained gravelly soil with lots of sun and dappled shade. We’re offering a mix of varieties including reds, greens and purples. Z3. (2½" pots)
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Herbaceous Perennial Plants
When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock immediately. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. Surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. Store plants in their packaging in a cool (35–40°) location until you are ready to plant. If it’s going to be awhile, you can pot up your perennials.
Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors before danger of frost has passed. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting.