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Hens and Chicks

Botanical Name
Sempervivum tectorum
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
3 to 4 inches (flower stalk up to 15 inches)
Width
6 to 18 inches
Flowers
Midsummer: purple-red
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, dry to medium, poor
Planting & Care
  • Good drainage is necessary for hens and chicks
  • Plants prefer gravelly or sandy soils
  • Plants spread by offset rosettes, which can be separated out from the main rosette for propagation
Problems
Leaf, stem and root rot in poorly drained soils; rust

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