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Sempervivum ‘Hester’ – Hens & Chicks (3.5″ Pot)

$7.49

Sempervivum ‘Hester’ is a fuzzy variety of Hens & Chicks with dense rosettes of succulent leaves that change from green to red throughout the seasons. In winter, the rosettes turn a deep maroon color.

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Sempervivum ‘Hester’ is a fuzzy variety of Hens & Chicks with dense rosettes of succulent leaves that change from green to red throughout the seasons. In winter, the rosettes turn a deep maroon color.

What are Sempervivum? Sempervivum means “always alive”. They are commonly called Hens & Chicks as the Mother, or Hen will send out Babies, or Chicks to quickly multiply and create a beautiful patch of succulent bliss. Sempervivum are monocarpic and will expire after blooming, although the Chicks will quickly fill in the space left by the Mother. These plants are almost always changing color, so don’t be surprised if they look completely different through the seasons.

Where do they thrive? Hens & Chicks grow best in well-drained, gravelly soil that is not wet in winter. ‘Wet feet’ may cause the plant to rot. They are drought tolerant once established. Great in containers and rock gardens, including small crevices or spaces with limited soil.

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