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Androsace sempervivoides (Sempervivum-leaved rock jasmine)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Androsace sempervivoides

Other names

Sempervivum-leaved rock jasmine

Genus

Androsace Androsace

Species

A. sempervivoides - A. sempervivoides is an evergreen perennial with rosettes of small green leaves that form a spreading mat. In late spring, it bears umbels of pink, salver-shaped flowers.


Androsace sempervivoides is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green, Blue in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Root plantlets, Seed


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Where to grow

Androsace sempervivoides (Sempervivum-leaved rock jasmine) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil that is poor or moderately fertile with grit. Suitable for rock garden or wall crevices.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Androsace sempervivoides

Other names

Sempervivum-leaved rock jasmine

Genus

Androsace Androsace

Species

A. sempervivoides - A. sempervivoides is an evergreen perennial with rosettes of small green leaves that form a spreading mat. In late spring, it bears umbels of pink, salver-shaped flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Grey-green, Blue in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Root plantlets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Androsace sempervivoides (Sempervivum-leaved rock jasmine) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil that is poor or moderately fertile with grit. Suitable for rock garden or wall crevices.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2

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