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Hens and Chicks Carmen

SKU: AM014910
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
This bi-color Succulent Hens and Chicks adds unusual texture and color to the garden with green, pointy leaves and red tips. This variety prefers full sun and can be planted both in the garden and in containers. (Sempervivum)
key features
Botanical Name
Container Planting, Small Spaces
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Mature Spread
8-12" wide
Bloom Time
Mid to Late Summer


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.