It is a succulent perennial plant that can reach 6 inches (15 cm) tall. Its rosettes are beautifully symmetrical with a dome shape. The leaves are blue-green and have pointy burgundy tips. Sempervivum Calcareum forms dense mats by multiplying via short-stalked offsets. In summer, some mature rosettes produce clusters of starry, yellow-eyed, light pink flowers on thick stalks. The rosettes that flower will naturally die afterward, but by this time, the plant has likely produced many offsets that will continue to grow. All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
Gritty soil, Sandy. Full Sun or Partial shade. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch, then let drain completely. Reduce watering to a minimum during winter. Temperature: Prefers warm summer temperatures (65ºF/18ºC – 70ºF/21ºC). In winter, it can tolerate temperatures down to freezing.
Zone 7b: 5 to 10 °F