The Sanford Sempervivum offers rich color and superb texture. The spreading rosettes are green, red, and purple. Light pink flowers bloom in summer. This pretty groundcover succulent, also known as houseleek, is perfect for pots and great in the ground. It controls soil erosion and can be planted in mass on slopes or used in borders or edging.
Sanford Hens and Chicks are excellent starter plants. These plants are so versatile, tough, and hardy that they are ideal for beginners. They also look amazing just about anywhere.
- Gorgeous color! This Hens and Chicks succulent has the best colors! The color will vary throughout the seasons, but the colors range from green to red and purple.
- Fabulous texture. We love the curves and lines of this little plant. It offers a unique texture that contrasts with more traditional landscape plants.
- Erosion control. Plant this versatile succulent on hillsides and slopes in place of grass.
- Beautiful in pots. Plant a mixture of different succulents in a shallow container for a stunning mixed pot that will look expertly designed!
- Easy to grow. The Sanford Sempervivum grows in nutrient-poor soil, salty, rocky, and sandy soils, hot and dry conditions, and cold climates. Once established, hens and chicks don’t require any care. They are ideal for xeric landscaping projects.
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The Sanford Houseleek is easy to grow and a perfect plant for beginner
Grow this succulent in full sun for optimal growth and flowering.
Plant sempervivum in any well-draining soil Potted hens and chicks should be planting in a good quality organic planting mix or a mix specific for cacti and succulents.
Houseleeks are extremely drought tolerant xeriscape plants. Just keep the soil moist for the first month or so while your sempervivums are establishing.
If you want to fertilize these plants, do so minimally. They are sensitive to nitrogen. Too much can cause the leaves to soften and can lead to rot.
If you want to grow more hens and chicks or move some to a new location, division is a good option. Just chop out an offset or two, being sure to include some roots. Replant immediately for best results.
|Soil Type||Adaptable, Well Drained|
|Mature Height||4-6 Inches|
|Mature Width||6-8 Inches|