Budding Sempervivum

This gallery contains 2 photos. The “candy corn”-coloured buds of the tropical succulent sempervivum (aka hen-and-chicks, liveforever) are so pretty! Photographed at the Secret Garden of Boundary Bay on July 16.

Flowering-Sempervivum

And here is the parent plant. This particular variety is known as echeveria elegans (Mexican snowball), and a common sight in rock gardens. Their roseate shape remind me of stone roses!

Sempervivum-Closeup

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11 thoughts on “Budding Sempervivum

  1. We have this plant in our garden and I call it my Dragon Plant….there’s something about it that reminds me of dragons, but when I look I don’t know what that something is???! 🙂

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