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Sempervivum as part of an Alpine garden in a shallow DIY container.

Succulents in containers - everywhere: in boxes, in pots, in buckets. They all look like flowers and they thrive on neglect!

Little pots of succulents with butterflies flying over head. Great for name card...

What are Sempervivums Dave's Garden

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Sempervivums often gets confused with Echeverias. Echeverias are fairly hardy succulents, but won’t take the cold temps Sempervivums can endure (well below freezeing in most cases). Echeverias are, for the most part, frost tolerant, but few can survive a deep freeze. On the other hand Sempervivums cannot tolerate the heat of the far south like Echeverias can.

The dark-purple floral-like succulents on the far right are Sempervivum, the light-green spreader and filler seen throughout is Sedum 'Angelina,' and other succulents in shades of chartreuse (light yellow-green) and purple are mixed in.

Clockwise from right front: Goldmoss Stonecrop (Sedum acre), Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’, Sedum spurium Probably ‘Red Carpet’ , Sempervivum ‘Pacific Sexy’, Sedum spathulifolium ‘Cape Blanco’, Sedum sieboldii

How to Plant a Succulent Container Garden - Video Tutorial - With their colorful leaves, sculptural shapes, and simple care, succulents are beautiful yet forgiving plants for pots.