Sempervivum tectorum

<< PREV Image 1 of 4 NEXT >>

Hens and Chicks

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Green rosettes produce chicks in addition to a rosy-red blooms (no eggs!) in the summer.
An excellent choice for a container, rock garden or as a border plant.

Height

3-8 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

June-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Succulent foliage requires dry, well drained soil.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Creeping Baby's Breath (Gypsophila repens), Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora), Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima), Hybrid Sage (Salvia nemorosa)

Characteristics & Attributes

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