Sempervivum cistaceum 'Commander Hay'

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Hens and Chicks

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Deep red succulent leaves with green tips form rosettes and spread by producing offsets. Pink tinted, green flowers are borne atop tall spikes in summer. Perfect for containers, rock gardens and walkways.

Height

3-8 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

RHS Award of Merit winner.

Bloom Time

June-August

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Rockfoil (Saxifraga arendsii), Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima), Donkey Tail (Euphorbia myrsinites), Rock Cress (Arabis blepharophylla), Calamint (Calamintha nepeta var. nepeta), Fall Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Moss Phlox (Groundcover- Phlox subulata), Dwarf Beaded Iris (Iris ), Dwarf Zebra Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Stonecrop (Sedum ), Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris ), Pink Chives (Allium schoenpraesum), Little Titch Catmint (Nepeta racemosa), Stonecrop (Sedum ochroleucum), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), Silver Edge Thyme (Perennial) (Thymus vulgaris), Devon Cottage (Dianthus Early Bird), Stonecrop (Sedum spectabilis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Evergreen
Containers
Ground Cover
Crafts
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Maroon
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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