Sempervivum atlanticum

Sempervivum atlanticum

Sempervivum atlanticum, commonly known as Moroccan houseleek, is a perennial member of the Crassulaceae family that is among the easiest plants to grow. This succulent plant forms compact rosettes of bright-green leaves that will form beautiful mats with time. Short spikes of pink, star-shaped flowers are produced in summer, then a fruit in the form of a follicle.


Common NameMoroccan Houseleek
Botanical nameSempervivum atlanticum
Life CyclePerennial
Basic ColourPink
Height6 -> 10 cm
HabitatRockeries, gardens
Altitude1900 – 1300 m
Bloom TimeJune -> July
Plant TypeHerb, Succulent, Ornamental
Fruit TypeFollicle
different tolerancestell us
Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesOrnamental
Active substancesNo active substances known
USDA Zone6 (-23), 7 (-17), 8 (-12), 9 (-7)
Sun Exposurefull sun
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Sandy, Clayey, Silty, Stony
Propagationby seeds / by sowing, by division, Self sows
Germinationtell us
Pests/ DiseasesDisease free

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