“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Sempervivum spp.

Hens and Chicks

Garden(s):

LoH2O, Swan, Eagle, CNP

Type:

Perennial, Ground Cover

Height:

5 cm (4 in)

Spread:

30 cm (8 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Low

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

July, August

Bloom Colour:

Pink

Foliage Colour:

Green, Red, Purple, Gold, Bronze

Soil:

Well-Drained, Normal, Sandy

Notes:

Very easy to grow succulent. Grown for its foliage. Forms a low carpet of fleshy rosettes with parent plant in the middle. Parent plant dies after flowering.