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Jessie Keith

(Hens and Chicks, Pekinese Hens and Chicks)

Bright yellow green succulent rosettes flush red in the spring giving these clumps a fresh look for alpine rock gardens and containers. This variety was derived from Sempervivum montanum, a native of the mountains of central Europe. Alpine succulents prefer very porous soils and even moisture over more fertile ground. It matures into a mat of crowded rosettes for a bold textural mass that contrasts strikingly against darker succulents, rocks and boulders.

The older rosettes will...

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Jesse Saylor

(Hens and Chicks)

This genus of exquisite small succulents contains about 40 species. These resilient, cold-hardy plants exist across the rocky and mountainous regions of Europe and Asia. They naturally inhabit the fissures and crevices of rocky outcrops where their fine roots become firmly anchored and easily obtain available water.

Sempervivum species form fleshy rosettes composed of thick, pointed leaves. The surfaces may be covered with short or long hairs, some are even thread-like. The leaves...

(Hens and Chicks)

Symmetrical evergreen rosettes of fleshy blue-green and burgundy leaves make 'Purple Beauty' a colorful addition to the succulent garden. It is one of many outstanding hybrid sempervivums deriving from alpine species native to the mountains of southern Europe and western Asia. The precisely geometric rosettes develop by short-stalked offsets into crowded, colorful, richly textured mats. In summer the older rosettes send out thick erect stems bristling with stubby pointed leaves and topped with dense...

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Jesse Saylor

(Hens and Chicks)

This genus of exquisite small succulents contains about 40 species. These resilient, cold-hardy plants exist across the rocky and mountainous regions of Europe and Asia. They naturally inhabit the fissures and crevices of rocky outcrops where their fine roots become firmly anchored and easily obtain available water.

Sempervivum species form fleshy rosettes composed of thick, pointed leaves. The surfaces may be covered with short or long hairs, some are even thread-like. The leaves...

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James H. Schutte

(Hens and Chicks)

This colorful Sempervivum stands up to cold and will add a hint of warm red to winter gardens and sunny crevices.

Hens-and-chicks are tough, pretty and perfect for those interested in sustainable gardening. These succulents consist of ground-hugging spiraled rosettes that divide, creating colonies over time. The mother plant almost looks like a hen surrounded by her chicks, hence the common name. ‘Red Beauty’ is vigorous and offers red-hued grey-green rosettes that vary in intensity...

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James Burghardt

(Hens and Chicks)

With its dense symmetrical evergreen rosettes of fleshy burgundy leaves, this regal red alpine succulent is a perfect substitute for cold-tender purple aeoniums. It is one of many outstanding hybrid sempervivums deriving from alpine species native to the mountains of southern Europe and western Asia. The rosettes develop by short-stalked offsets into crowded, colorful, richly textured mats. The leaves intensify in color in cold weather, their strong red-purple hue contrastingly boldly with frost...

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James Burghardt

(Hens and Chicks)

With its symmetrical red-centered heads of fleshy blue-green leaves, 'Ruby Heart' is a garden jewel. It is one of many outstanding hybrid hens and chicks derived from alpine species native to the mountains of southern Europe and western Asia. The evergreen rosettes develop by short-stalked offsets into crowded, colorful, richly textured mats. The leaves often intensify in color in cold weather, their strong red-purple centers contrastingly boldly with frost and snow. In summer the older rosettes...

(Hens and Chicks)

Medium-sized symmetrical rosettes of fleshy green, pink, and red leaves make 'Saturn' a colorful addition to the succulent garden. It is one of many outstanding hybrid sempervivums deriving from alpine species native to the mountains of southern Europe and western Asia. The evergreen rosettes develop by short-stalked offsets into crowded, colorful, richly textured mats. Their pink and red tones deepen to burgundy in winter. In summer the older rosettes send out thick erect stems bristling with scaly...

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James Burghardt

(Hens and Chicks)

With its symmetrical evergreen rosettes of fleshy silvery-tinged mint green leaves, 'Silver King' is a garden jewel. It is one of many outstanding hybrid sempervivums deriving from alpine species native to the mountains of southern Europe and western Asia. The rosettes develop by short-stalked offsets into crowded, colorful, richly textured mats. The leaves often intensify in color in cold weather, their strong red-purple centers contrastingly boldly with frost and snow. In summer the older rosettes...

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Jesse Saylor

(Hens and Chicks)

With its symmetrical heads of fleshy, silvery-green, pink-tinged leaves, 'Silverine' is a garden jewel. It is one of many outstanding hybrid sempervivums deriving from alpine species native to the mountains of southern Europe and western Asia. The evergreen rosettes develop by short-stalked offsets into crowded, colorful, richly textured mats. The leaves often intensify in color in cold weather, their strong red-purple centers contrastingly boldly with frost and snow. In summer the older rosettes...