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 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 Glaucum
Sedum hyb. Immergrünchen
Sedum spurium Fuldaglut
Sedum spurium Rosea Gold Sedum Kamschaticum
Sedum flor. Weihenstephaner