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Hens and Chicks Commander Hay

Perfect for rock gardens and containers, this drought-tolerant succulent boasts grey/green leaves that deepen to red at the end of the season. (Sempervivum)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Plant Size: 2-6" tall, 6-12" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU ASL2T31
Common Name Hens & Chicks
Botanical Name Sempervivum
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red, Green
Estimated Mature Height 2-6" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 6-12" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Containers
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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    Sedum Lime Zinger

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Description

About the Sedums: These perennial plants enjoy gritty, fast-draining soil, and must have full hot sun. They're really desert plants, so give them sharp drainage. (Sedums are often called Succulents, due to their thickened moisture-retentive leaves, and yes, the short ones include the famous Hen and Chicks from grandmothers garden.)

Once Sedums are established, you've assured yourself of loads of perennial interest for the later months when most garden flowers are gone.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Sedum Lime Zinger

    Sedum Lime Zinger

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

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from NW PA

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        Comments about Hens and Chicks Commander Hay:

        Arrived well established. 1st season in rockgarden and has already produced plantlets! Very pleased, but still waiting for it to turn pink.

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        How-To Guides
        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
        • Sedum Lime Zinger

          Sedum Lime Zinger

        • Garden Gloves

          Garden Gloves

        Shipping

        Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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        As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

        Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
        • Sedum Lime Zinger

          Sedum Lime Zinger

        • Garden Gloves

          Garden Gloves

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