Black Hens And Chicks
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly spreads, reaching 4 to 6 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
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