A plant of a genus that includes the houseleek.
- Genus Sempervivum, family Crassulaceae
More example sentences
- Agaves, pelargoniums, yuccas, sedum, sempervivum, cacti - if they can survive your winters or you have a light frost-free place to overwinter them - all are suitable.
- They feature specimens from three unthirsty groups of plants - sedums, sempervivums, and yuccas - all of which display handsome foliage year-round, with a bonus of seasonal bloom.
- Strawberry pots overflow with sedums and sempervivums.
modern Latin, from Latin semper 'always' + vivus 'living'.
Definition of sempervivum in:
- The British & World English dictionary