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sem·per·vi·vum

 (sĕm′pər-vī′vəm)
n.

[New Latin Sempervīvum, genus name, from neuter of Late Latin sempervīvus, ever-living : Latin semper, always; see sem- in Indo-European roots + Latin vīvus, living, alive; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

sempervivum

(ˌsɛmpəˈvaɪvəm)
n
(Plants) See houseleek
[New Latin, from Latin sempervivus ever-living, from semper always + vivere to live]
Translations
sempervivum
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There is a great tradition of using them as carpet bedding plants, along with houseleeks (sempervivums) and echeverias to create wonderful whirls, swirls and elaborate patterns.
Sedums are compact and ideal for smaller gardens or There is a great tradition of using them as carpet bedding plants, along with houseleeks (sempervivums) and echeverias to create wonderful whirls, swirls and elaborate patterns.
If you have a gravel gap between your house and your paving, a strip of sempervivums or rose other succulents will soften the line beautifully.
If you have a gravel gap between your house and your paving, a strip of sempervivums or other succulents will soften the line beautifully.
They also aja SUM SPOT: Pershore clever entry created a spiral feature wall using sempervivums, which demonstrate the "curve of life" with their leaf structure.
Sedums are the plants most frequently suggested for green roofs and sempervivums are also ideal candidates - but there are many plants that could be used for this purpose.
Sedums are the plants most frequently suggested for green roofs and sempervivums are also ideal candidates but there are many plants that could be used for this purpose.
Hen and chickens (Sempervivums), echeverias, and a dainty stonecrop grow in cactus mix in a 4 1/2-inch-deep trough, above.
Think Asters, daylilies, chrysanthemums, phlox, primrose (either before flowering or immediately thereafter), Arabis, Campanulas, Cerastum, Chelone, Heliopsis, Ajuga, Lysimachia, Monarda, Physostegia, Valeriana, and almost all the Sedums and Sempervivums. A few plants, such as peonies and Oriental poppies, are best left until August, but otherwise any plant with multiple growing tips awaits your spade or pair of four-tined digging forks.
Shirley's regret over not having brought flowers and her subsequent attention to the "sempervivums" growing round the grave counter Cyril's frustrated political abstractions with quotidian concerns.
Now there are six part-time staff and the garden features rolling lawns, sculpted hedges and arches, pond and bog garden, a woodland corner with shade plants, scree garden planted with euphorbias, thrift, sempervivums and other alpines, sweeping herbaceous beds at their most colourful in June and July, and a huge range of other flowers from monarda and euphorbia to trollius and eupatorium.
But we can say that Healy has to some degree separated himself from song, which is a thing opposed to the analytical or distinguishing processes and tends to be content with the world as it appears to be, "in little space." The presence of music in the texts is cognitive rather than melodic, though there are exceptions, as at the end of "Sempervivums," a little poem on vegetative growth and renewal: a missile flung against flaw which he just as soon erases steering his listing frame once more towards the sky.