Sempervivums April 2020

If you have read any of my Six on Saturday blogs you will be aware that I feature Sempervivums a lot in the blog. Sempervivums are extremely hardy succulents that can withstand temperatures in the winter of up to -28 degrees C. They are mostly found on Southern European Mountain Ranges, Turkey, Armenia and Northern…

Sempervivums enjoying the rain.

Sempervivums can be one of the most drought tolerant pants that you can plant in your garden. This does not mean they do not love the rain. As long as you plant them in a soil with plenty of drainage (they don’t like wet feet). They will last in your garden forever. Here is a…

Sempervivums : Spot the Difference

There are many many varieties of Sempervivums. According to some websites there is well over 3000 hybrids and 40 wild varieties. There have been many super breeders of Sempervivums mostly in America, Germany, UK and the rest of Europe. There seems to be no bible when it comes to Sempervivums as the no of varieties…