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botanical name:
Sempervivum 'Lively Bug'
Sempervivum 'Lively Bug' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  House leek
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.05m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: slow
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Succulent alpine. Very hairy rosettes of small grey-green leaves. Strong growing.

cultivation:
All house leeks thrive best in full sun and on poor, sharply drained soils. Very drought tolerant and will survive in positions where not much else will grow. Will root into very small crevices, but may need to be secured until established.

propagation:
By off-sets.

usage:
Alpine gardens, sinks and other containers. Will readily establish on walls , rock faces or on house rooftops, which results in its common name.

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