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Kalinda Hens and Chicks

SKU: AM017336
per Plant - 3.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
Kalinda Hens and Chicks produces mounds of fleshy rosettes colored in hues of apple green, dusky blue, rose red, and burgundy. Colors shift with the seasons culminating in a dramatic fall and winter display. Plants grow in dense colonies, spreading through offsets from the central rosette. A no-fuss container plant and unique edger or groundcover. (Sempervivum hybrid)
key features
Botanical Name
Sempervivum hybrid
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Evergreen, Container Planting, Small Spaces, Rock Gardens
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer


4-6” tall x 8-10" wide and spreading. The evergreen rosettes of Kalinda Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum) bring unique texture to gardens and containers. These versatile beauties blend seamlessly into rock gardens, succulent gardens, and Mediterranean plantings. Tuck plants along the edges of a stone walkway for a unique groundcover or plant as a part of a living wall or green roof. Plants are exceptionally easy to grow provided they have a well-drained soil and plenty of sunshine. Plants are drought tolerant once established and not bothered by deer or rabbits. The common name hens and chicks describes the interesting growth habit. Mature rosettes or “hens” produce a ring of tiny new rosette “chicks” each spring. These baby “chicks” can be moved to expand the planting, or remain in place to form undulating mounds. Once mature, mother hens flower and die, leaving room for her chicks to grow. Bygone rosettes can be removed after flowering by gently pulling at the base.