Black Hens And Chicks
|Description||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 in mild winter areas.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Mature Size||Slowly spreads, reaching 4 to 6 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Cranesbill (Geranium); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Aster (Aster); Yarrow (Achillea)|
|Care||Thrives in lean, fast-draining soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established in landscape. Take care not to overwater. Foliage coloration may fluctuate seasonally. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.