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Sempervivum Carmen

Carmen Hens-and-Chicks

  • »  Unique Specimen!
  • »  Attractive, succulent, pointy leaves
  • »  Green with prominent dark red tips
  • »  Foliage turns deep purple in the fall
  • »  Drought tolerant
  • »  Deer resistant

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Carmen Hens And Chicks's attractive succulent pointy leaves are green in color with prominent dark red tips. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous deep purple in the fall. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for a low-water garden. Deer resistant.

Foliage Color
Maintenance and Care
Cold Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Full Sun
Ground Cover
Soil Moisture
Dry Soil
Average Water
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Sempervivum 'Carmen'

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.