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Black Hens and Chicks
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Mounding succulent perennial makes an excellent ground cover when planted in mass groupings. Foliage is an attractive bright green with tips edged in purple. Small flower spikes are frosty white. Thrives in lean, gravelly or rocky soils. Perfect for a container or trough garden. Works in small spaces; tuck among rockery or along pathways. Evergreen.
|Botanical Name:||Sempervivum 'Black'|
|Special Feature:||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise|
|Flower Attribute:||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style:||Rustic , Contemporary , Cottage|
Thrives in lean, fast-draining soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Take care not to over-water. Foliage coloration may fluctuate seasonally. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
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