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With its symmetrical evergreen rosettes of fleshy blue-green leaves, 'Spring Beauty' 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 are sometimes maroon-tinged. In summer the older rosettes send out thick erect stems bristling with scaly leaves and topped with clusters of small pink blooms....

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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, Twilight Blues Hens and Chicks)

The fleshy, blue-green leaves of 'Twilight Blues' have rose tinting that deepens to purple in summer. This cultivar 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 multi-hued foliage contrasts beautifully with frost and snow. In summer, some older rosettes send out thick erect stems bristling with scaly...

Image of Sempervivum arachnoideum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Cobweb Hens and Chicks, Cobweb Houseleek)

Cobweb houseleek is a beautiful, clustering succulent with fleshy gray green leaves embellished with small web-like hairs. It consists of ground-hugging spiraled rosettes that divide and proliferate, creating colonies over time. The mother plant almost looks like a hen surrounded by her chicks, hence the common name. The tiny juvenile "chicks" are connected to the mother plant by a silky thin stems. This species is native of the mountains of southern Europe where it exists between rocky, gravelly...

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Jesse Saylor

(Cobweb Houseleek)

Cobweb houseleek is a beautiful, clustering succulent with fleshy gray green leaves embellished with small web-like hairs. It consists of ground-hugging spiraled rosettes that divide and proliferate, creating colonies over time. The mother plant almost looks like a hen surrounded by her chicks, hence the common name. The tiny juvenile "chicks" are connected to the mother plant by a silky thin stems. This species is native of the mountains of southern Europe where it exists between rocky, gravelly...

(Houseleek)

This succulent evergreen perennial from the Southwest Alps is grown for its relatively large fleshy rosettes of blue-green leaves.

The symmetrical, dome-shaped rosettes of this hardy perennial are densely packed with numerous pale green, blue-tinged, tongue-shaped leaves with pointed, often maroon-stained tips. The rosettes multiply via short-stalked offsets to form dense mats. In summer, some older rosettes bear clusters of starry, yellow-eyed, pale pink blooms on thick stalks with clasping...

(Houseleek)

Sempervivum calcareum is an evergreen perennial from the Southwest Alps grown for its relatively large fleshy rosettes of blue-green leaves. The cultivar 'Mrs. Giuseppe' has showy burgundy-red leaf tips.

The symmetrical, dome-shaped rosettes of this hardy perennial are densely packed with numerous pale green, blue-tinged, tongue-shaped leaves with pointed, deep red tips. The rosettes multiply via short-stalked offsets to form dense mats. In summer, some older rosettes bear clusters of...

Image of Sempervivum ciliosum photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Ciliate 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...

Image of Sempervivum montanum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Mountain Hens and Chicks, Mountain Houseleek)

This evergreen succulent from the eastern Alps is grown for its small, symmetrical, mat-forming leaf rosettes and for its showy summer flowers.

This hardy perennial produces tight, rounded rosettes of tiny, fleshy, dull green leaves. The rosettes multiply via short-stalked offsets to form dense mats. In summer, some older rosettes bear clusters of relatively large, starry, purple-pink blooms on thick erect scaly-leaved stalks. The flowers have conspicuous white highlights. Rosettes that flower...

(Mountain Houseleek)

This evergreen succulent from the eastern Alps is grown for its small, symmetrical, mat-forming leaf rosettes and for its showy summer flowers.

This hardy perennial produces tight, rounded rosettes of tiny, fleshy, dull green leaves. The rosettes multiply via short-stalked offsets to form dense mats. In summer, some older rosettes bear clusters of relatively large, starry, purple-pink blooms on thick erect scaly-leaved stalks. The flowers have conspicuous white highlights. Rosettes that flower...