Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Pink
Foliage Plant
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Ground Cover
Container
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Rock Garden
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant

Sempervivum 'Desert Bloom'

Hens and Chicks

Extremely drought tolerant, green sempervivum that has a tint of red that appears on the rosettes. Can produce pink flowers in the summer. Very slow grower that prefers a sunny, dry environment. Water sparingly once established.

Height:

4-6 in

Spacing:

10-12"

Hardiness Zone:

4-6

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

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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