Latin translation: Semper means forever and vivo means live.
Which is why Grandma called them 'live forevers' or 'always living'.
Common Name: Houseleeks, Hens and Chicks.
Zone: 3 to 8.
Growth Height: 3 to 4 inches tall, spread 6 to 8 inches. Sempervivums are low, compact, succulent, semi-evergreen perennials from the family Crassulaceae.
'Pilioseum' forms medium to large rosettes of grey-green leaves. This color may vary from season to season. These rosettes have a rounded, semi-loose form.
Plants send out many offspring, forming a dense colony. The parent rosettes are the hens, and the smaller rosettes are the chicks or chickens. The foliage of hens and chicks plants are normally green at the base and reddish brown at the tip, all with close, rigid dented edges.
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.