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Sempervivum 'Commander Hay' (Houseleek 'Commander Hay')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Sempervivum 'Commander Hay'

Other names

Houseleek 'Commander Hay'

Genus

Sempervivum Sempervivum

Variety or Cultivar

'Commander Hay' _ 'Commander Hay' is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with rosettes of fleshy, pointed, green-tipped, reddish-purple leaves and leafy stems bearing clusters of pink flowers in summer.


Sempervivum 'Commander Hay' is: Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Rosette

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Flushed pink, Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Green, Wine in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Root plantlets


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Where to grow

Sempervivum 'Commander Hay' (Houseleek 'Commander Hay') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Dislikes winter wet.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

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

Sempervivum 'Commander Hay'

Other names

Houseleek 'Commander Hay'

Genus

Sempervivum Sempervivum

Variety or Cultivar

'Commander Hay' _ 'Commander Hay' is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with rosettes of fleshy, pointed, green-tipped, reddish-purple leaves and leafy stems bearing clusters of pink flowers in summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Rosette

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Flushed pink, Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Green, Wine in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Root plantlets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Sempervivum 'Commander Hay' (Houseleek 'Commander Hay') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Dislikes winter wet.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

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

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