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Sempervivum 'Black' - Black Hens And Chicks
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Sempervivum 'Black' - Black Hens And Chicks

Crassulaceae Sempervivum Black

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Grows InZone 3A · -40° to -35° F through Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F
Grows in Ashburn! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Insect, Disease
BloomsSummer Blooms, Fall Foliage, Winter Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage
Foliage ColorBlue Green
AttractsVisual Attention
FragrancesNone
Additional Information About Sempervivum 'Black' - Black Hens And Chicks

Black Hens And Chicks is a moderate growing perennial plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 3A through 10B. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun and grows best when planted in sand or loam soil that is well drained. The foliage is blue green in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, insects and diseases.

Black Hens And Chicks can be useful in the landscape in containers or planters, as a border or edger, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, as an accent, in landscape beds or islands or in small groupings and also in rock or xeriscape gardens or theme gardens.


More About Black Hen And Chicks...

Hens & Chicks are always a welcome sight, and this exciting 'Black' variety is a newer take on the old favorite. 'Black' has fleshy green leaves in which the tips appear to have been dipped in deep purple dye, accenting the green center of the plant. During the cool season the leaves turn almost completely pruplish-bronze.

Hen and Chicks are exceptionally low maintenance and drought tolerant plants that are highly useful in rock gardens, container garden of all types, rooftop gardens, rock walls and around boulders. They require very wel-drained sandy or gravelly soil in garden beds or containers. 

There are many many varieties of Hen and Chicks...see how many you can find and grow!


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