Definition of sempervivum
: any of a genus (Sempervivum) of Old World fleshy perennial herbs of the orpine family often grown as ornamentals
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Beginners who live in climates that experience cold weather should opt for cold hearty plants like sempervivum succulents, which include Houseleeks and Common Houseleeks, or sedums like Glowing Fire and White Stonecrops.
Sempervivums are among the easiest succulents to grow.
For beginners, Allen recommends echeverias and sempervivums.
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