Is this as sempervivum? species name?

Neighbours' unknown plant grown outdoors in North London, sheltered and full sun/part sun.

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  • madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 1,452
    edited 27 February
    Looks like an Echeveria.
    Possibly Perle von Nurnberg but hard to tell.
    Not really hardy but you can be lucky if the conditions are right and have a frost free,dryish winter!
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • Looks like an Echeveria.
    Possibly Perle von Nurnberg but hard to tell.
    Not really hardy but you can be lucky if the conditions are right and have a frost free,dryish winter!
    Thanks! How can I tell a sempervivum apart from an echeveria?
  • madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 1,452
    edited 27 February
    They do look similar but Echeveria are usually noticeably thicker. Both plants have tightly-packed rosettes, but due to the thickness of Echeveria leaves, there are usually less leaves around a rosette than in Sempervivum. Semps are also pretty hardy.Flowers are also different.Semps are monocarpic and the rosette dies after flowering.
    Echeveria.

    Sempervivum.
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • They do look similar but Echeveria are usually noticeably thicker. Both plants have tightly-packed rosettes, but due to the thickness of Echeveria leaves, there are usually less leaves around a rosette than in Sempervivum. Semps are also pretty hardy.Flowers are also different.Semps are monocarpic and the rosette dies after flowering.
    Echeveria.

    Sempervivum.

    Thanks a ton :D
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