Sempervivum 'Black'

Black Hens and Chicks

Newly planted

Newly planted


Family: Crassulaceae

Genus: Sempervivum

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: 4 to 6" tall and spreading to 12" wide

Exposure: Sun


Large rosettes of bright green with dark purple tips. Drought tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant. Well-drained soil.


My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Cofers in April 2013 and planted it in the Five Trees Garden. It was getting too wet so in summer I planted it in the raised bed in the Camellias And More garden and potted some up. I put some also in the raised bed in the One Of Everything garden.

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