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Hen and Chicks

Rosettes of succulent leaves have an unusual look. Great for container gardening, especially in strawberry jars, plant some in between pavers, stone steps or along garden's edge. Requires sharply drained soil.

Companion Plants


Blanket Flower


Plant Details

  • Common name

    Hen and Chicks

  • Botanical name

    Sempervivum x roseum

  • Variety

    Ruby Heart

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 8 (10°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    3-4" (8-10 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Remove spent blooms

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Geraldine C.'s collection