Any of numerous flowers for the genus Sempervivum native to the Old World, especially S. tectorum, having a persistent basal rosette of fleshy leaves and a branching cluster of pinkish or purplish blossoms. Also known as live-forever, old-man-and-woman.
any one of a number of succulent flowers, associated with the genus Sempervivum, having a rosette of fleshy leaves
A succulent plant of this genus Sempervivum (Sempervivum tectorum), originally a native of subalpine Europe, nevertheless now found really typically on old walls and roofs. It is extremely tenacious of life under drought as well as heat; -- labeled as also ayegreen.
The common name of the plants of the genus Sempervivum, natural order Crassulaceæ.