Hen and Chicks

Common name Hen and Chicks
Latin name Sempervivum species
  • Ground cover
  • Perennial
Height 1-4"
Spread 6-24"
Light & Water
Full sun:
Part sun:
Zone 1
Bloom month July
Bloom colour Light pink, deep pink, yellow
Foliage colour Green, blue green, burgundy, white
Foliage categories
  • Burgundy
  • Evergreen
  • Silver
Features Attracts pollinators

House Leeks is another common name. Gaining popularity for dry gardens and green roofs. Hundreds of fascianting varieties grown for their foliage. Form tight low growing rosettes. For a really interesting changing low maintenance sunny dry garden, try a mix of Sedums and Sempervivums. Add a few rocks for texture.

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