Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Rock Garden
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Container
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Prefers well-drained soil
Riverbend Nursery (Photo Courtesy of Lucas Sumners)

Sempervivum tectorum 'Oddity'

Hens and Chicks

Unusual fused, tubular leaves that open at the tips. Lime green with crimson tips. Excellent for strawberry jars or other containers, miniature gardens, rock gardens and walls. Attractive at garden's edge or as a small-scale ground cover.

Height:

2-4 Inches

Additional:

Foliage for accent plant textures. Can tolerate light foot traffic.

Hardiness Zone:

1-9

Bloom Color:

Light Pink

Sempervivum (sem-per-vy'-vum)

Family: Crassulaceae · Common Name: Hens and Chicks

The fascinating combination of varied colors and forms of Hens and Chicks contributes to the diversity of the landscape. Its outstanding texture makes it a unique ground cover or addition to rock gardens. Needs well-drained soil. Blooms in midsummer.

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