With a dizzying array of color and texture combinations, Succulent plants are go-to’s for busy modern gardeners, indoors and out! It’s easy to see why! Featuring orderly growth patterns, easy-care, are tough-as-nails, and display a wide range of shapes and sizes!
Known as Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum spp.) because the main rosette of symmetrical mother plant called the ‘Hen’, is surrounded by daughters or ‘Chicks’, that sprout out from the base to form growing clumps!
You’ll receive an assortment of four randomized varieties of Sempervivum, each blending their own unique form and color together beautifully, regardless of which you receive! But with names like Berry Blues, Black Prince, Cherry Frost, Glowing Ember, Hurricane, Green Frog and Viking, just to name a few, the selection will always be incredible!
All develop a variety of bloom shapes and colors once the Hen is more mature, so you’ll always have something new to witness!
There’s something calming and comforting about orderly growth and fractal-like patterns. Many find these to be perfect in Zen gardens and Meditation nooks where the symmetry brings peace and structure!
Thriving in gravel, rocks & sand, even stone walls crevices, where there is little soil, suits Sempervivum just fine! Tuck into retaining and stone walls where the nooks and crannies allow it to gain easy footholds.
Let ramble and spill out of containers and tumble throughout Rock gardens, Sempervivum loves drier conditions and forgives if you forget to water.
Easy-care houseplants in bright light, try displaying them in Succulent picture frames, Living Walls, and Terrarium or Cloche displays!
Try something unique with Kokedama - the practice of taking the root ball of a plant and surrounding it in a mud ball, which is coated with soft green moss and suspended. Meaning you can have your garden anywhere, even if there is no window ledge!
Sempervivum is impressively tolerant and thrives in full sun and poor soil. A fantastic groundcover, these low-growing clusters accentuate larger plants like Sedum, Yucca and Cacti or Agave.
Turn that hell-strip along the road or by your mailbox into your own succulent garden for an easy-care point of interest!
These cold-hardy, low-growing plants add texture and beauty to the toughest spots in the garden! Beginner and advanced gardeners alike, you’ll easily grow unique accents for your landscape!
Basking in full sun without shrinking, these thrive in very little water once established. Winter hardy in zones 3-8, these Alpine natives grow in any rocky foothold possible!
Very cold hardy and adaptable, water just enough to establish your new plants, but then back off and only provide supplemental watering during extended drought. Plants growing in containers need additional moisture.
Grown Hens and Chicks in low to moderate fertility, even thriving in poor fertility, as long as it is well-drained soil.
In early spring, remove any dead leaves from the cluster, beyond that, these assorted Sempervivum species are incredibly low maintenance!
Order your own unique selection of Hens and Chicks from NatureHills.com today! We’ll be sure to choose a fascinating combination that we’re sure you’ll enjoy!
Your assortment may include 4 of these varieties:
|S. applentini||S. clarchin||S. irazu|
|S. berry blues||S. crimsonette||S. koko flannel|
|S. black||S. fire dragon||S. lilac time|
|S. black prince||S. fringed frosting||S. mara laach|
|S. braunii||S. glowing ember||S. nico|
|S. bronco||S. green frog||S. raspberry ice|
|S. cherry frost||S. hurricane||S. red beauty|
|S. robin||S. sunset||S. topaz|
|S. viking||S. virgil|
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|Botanical Name||Sempervivum applentini, Sempervivum berry blues, Sempervivum black, Sempervivum black prince, Sempervivum braunii, Sempervivum bronco, Sempervivum cherry frost, Sempervivum clarchin, Sempervivum crimsonette, Sempervivum fire dragon, Sempervivum fringed fr|
|Mature Height||6 - 8 inches|
|Mature Spread||8 - 12 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Moisture||Low Once Established|
|Flower Color||Various Colors depending on Sempervivum in pack|
|Foliage Color||Various based on Sempervivum variety|
|Pruning Time||Early Spring|