sempervivum or Common houseleek


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Common houseleek, Sempervivum tectorum

A perrinial succulent that grows on old walls and on roofs.
It forms tufts of rosettes. It has a special way of
propagation: hen and chicks. The 'hen' is the main plant,
and the 'chicks' are the offspring.

Hooseleek on the roof

These succulents are able to resist heath and cold and
long periods of dreight.

Sempervivum tectorum can be used on roofs and graves
and of course in youre garden.

    Sempervivum tectorum

    Sempervivum on the green roof

    Sempervivum and sedum is often used on the green roof,
    especially in the extensive green roof, with a minimum of
    A green roof enhances the isolation of youre house
    and makes a beautiful sight. A green roof consists of
    some layers: The upperlayer consist of sempervivum or
    sedum vegetation mostly combined. The next layer is made
    poor ground, and below that layer a layer of plastic
    to prevent the ingrow of roots.
    A greenroof weights about 150kg/square meter.

    A green roof

    These cultivars of sedum and sempervivum
    are used for covering roofs:
    sempervivum tectorum
    Sedum album Coral Carpet
    Sedum album Minor
    Sedum Lydium
    Sedum Lydium Glaucum
    Sedum Sexangulare
    Sedum hyb. Immergrünchen
    Sedum Reflexum
    Sedum spurium Fuldaglut
    Sedum spurium Rosea Gold
    Sedum Kamschaticum
    Sedum Hispanicum
    Sedum flor. Weihenstephaner

    Growing on a wall

    These plants grow on chalcky old walls.

    Wall-rue (Asplenium ruta-muraria)
    Maidenhair spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes)
    Tongue fern (Asplenium scoloendrium)
    Red valerian (Centranthus ruber)
    Sticky Hornweed (Cerastium glomeratum)
    Kenilworth Ivy (Cymbalaria muralis)
    Fleabane (Erigeron karvinskianus)
    Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)
    Purple Toadflax (Linaria purpurea)
    Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
    Wall pepper (sedum acre)
    wall lettuce (Mycelis muralis)
    sticky-weed (Parietaria judaica)
    Red valerian
    Yellow Corydalis (Pseudofumaria lutea)
    Sempervivum (sempervivum)
    Wallflower (Erysimum cheiri)

    (Grimmia pulvinata)
    Rough-stalked feather-moss (Brachythecium rutabulum)

    planten op het graf

    Wilde akelei

    Lelie van dalen

    sedum acre


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