Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Spring
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Container
Rock Garden
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Water weekly during dry spells
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Sempervivum 'Black'

Hen and Chicks

Distinctive large rosettes of bright green with dark purple to black tips. Great for Alpine or Rock Gardens. Makes a great strawberry jar planter or even planted between stones.

Height:

4-6 Inches

Additional:

Drought tolerant. Grows well in any soil with good drainage.Tolerate poor soil conditions.

Bloom Time:

late spring-summer

Bloom Color:

Foliage.

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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