It's been a miserably cold winter, and any sign of the survival of plant life is welcome, but I was amazed to see just how well this little colony of Sempervivums had survived. In fact they looked pretty damn good.
A granite alpine trough containing a little golden Chamaecyparis,
Sempervivums, Sedums and other perennials.
Three different varieties of Sempervivums emerge from the snow
in excellent condition.