Scientific Name: Sempervivum arachnoideum ssp. tomentosum
Common Name: cobweb houseleek
Family Name: Crassulaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover, Succulent or Cacti
Mature Size: < 0.1m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Horizontal, Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Green roof technology, Ground cover, Perennial border, Rock garden, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Spiraled, Basal, Succulent, Branching hairs, Ovate, Ciliate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, Purple, Pink, Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Follicle, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves arranged in a cob web-like covering of rosettes.