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Live Forever Hens and Chicks Sempervivum 3 pc.

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R56692
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Sempervivum, known as Hens and Chicks is a cinch to grow and propagate and actually quite fun to decorate pots, old tea kettles, in old boots or shoes, and in living wreaths. The primary rosette, the “hen” produces many little offsets, the “chicks”, which can easily be pulled away from the mother and rooted elsewhere. Eventually the “hen” will die back enabling the “chicks” to fill in and root in its place while carrying on for many years and producing their own offsets. These varieties are soft, smooth and have color changing, succulent, evergreen foliage and are so easy to plant and grow. Tough, cute, drought tolerant and maintenance free at the same time, these Hens and Chicks tolerate heat and neglect with style, and are winter-hardy to minus 25F.

 

 
Hens and Chicks

Botanical Name:Sempervivum Hybrids
Common Name:Hens and Chicks
Hardiness Zone:3-9, Cold Tolerance: -30F
Sun Shade:Full or Partial Sun
SKU:R56692 / Perennial
Bloom Time:Summer, Variety specific- 2nd Season
Cultivar:1 each: Webbed (white cobwebs), red (reddish tints), and Silverine Metallis (silvery)
HT/WD:4-6 inches / 10-12 inches
Special:Hen and Chicks also known as Sempervivum meaning "live forever" is very long-lived; tough, durable, maintenance-free and super easy to grow; evergreen, succulent foliage; multiply exponentially; propagation is a cinch and so much fun
Uses:container garden of all types, groundcover, rock garden, rooftop gardens, rock walls, gravel patches, slopes, and perfect for xeriscapes or water-wise
Growing Guides:Hens and Chicks
Ships:3.5" square by 4" deep pot
Shipping Schedule:Zone Map

Feel free to pluck and plant your own because their growth is faster producing more chicks than ever before making propagation a cinch and so much fun. . Each 3 pc. set creates a 3-4 foot border the very first year. Jade Rose features off-green variegated leaves with rich red shades toward the center of the rosette. Silverine Metallic, a variety originating from North America, showcases ever-changing color of silvery green leaves which are flushed with reddish-purple at the base. It creates beautiful borders that smother out weeds, rooftop gardens, or stylish water-wise containers. Thrives on neglect! Pluto produces large rosettes of apple green succulent foliage with deep purple tipping. It’s perfect for alpine gardens, cracks and crevices or any container culture for your patio or landscape. It produces starry shaped pink flowers in summertime. You can plant these Sempervivum anywhere as they are water-wise and indispensable. Use them in garden borders or edges, rocky slopes, rock walls, rock gardens, graveled patches, rooftop gardens, and containers.

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Product Name Live Forever Hens and Chicks Sempervivum 3 pc.
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Feel free to pluck and plant your own because their growth is faster producing more chicks than ever before making propagation a cinch and so much fun. . Each 3 pc. set creates a 3-4 foot border the very first year. Jade Rose features off-green variegated leaves with rich red shades toward the center of the rosette. Silverine Metallic, a variety originating from North America, showcases ever-changing color of silvery green leaves which are flushed with reddish-purple at the base. It creates beautiful borders that smother out weeds, rooftop gardens, or stylish water-wise containers. Thrives on neglect! Pluto produces large rosettes of apple green succulent foliage with deep purple tipping. It’s perfect for alpine gardens, cracks and crevices or any container culture for your patio or landscape. It produces starry shaped pink flowers in summertime. You can plant these Sempervivum anywhere as they are water-wise and indispensable. Use them in garden borders or edges, rocky slopes, rock walls, rock gardens, graveled patches, rooftop gardens, and containers.

SKU R56692
On Sale No
USDA Zone Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Half Sun/Half Shade
Mature Height Less than 6 inches
Bloom Time Late Spring-Early Summer
Attributes Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Hot and Dry Tolerant, Attracts Bflys and Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant
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