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Sempervivum 'Black'

Black Hen & Chicks

  • »  Nearly Black foliage - highlighted with green
  • »  Drought tolerant
  • »  Great for containers
  • »  Easy to grow

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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. Perfect for a container or trough garden.

Great Foliage
Summer Bloomer
Foliage Color
Almost Black
Dark Green
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Flower Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer Bloomer
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Sempervivum 'Black'

Performs best in full sun in sandy, extremely well-drained soil. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Drought tolerant once established. Many 'Chicks' can be seen outside the main rosettes of foliage in late spring. These can be left untouched or removed and rooted in other parts of the landscape.