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

Sempervivum arachnoideum 'arachnoides'

Hens and Chicks

This unique plant has small, upright, compact heads of evergreen succulent green leaves with crisscrossed webs of white hairs resembling "spider webs". Rosy red flowers in July create a sharp contrast against the whitish plant. A superb rock garden plant or ground cover for slopes.

Height:

4-6 Inches

Additional:

Drought & Heat tolerant Great for Alpine Gardens

Bloom Time:

July

Bloom Color:

Rosy red.

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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