Jade Rose Hens and Chicks

Sempervivum 'Jade Rose'

Striking jewel-toned succulent rosettes with jade green leaves richly flushed in burnished red-purple. Larger rosettes reach up to five inches across, producing smaller rosettes to form a dense, handsome colony. Perfect for mixed containers, rock gardens, en masse as a groundcover, or to edge a pathway. Evergreen in mild winter areas.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationsem-per-VEE-vum
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms clumps 4 in. tall, 12 in. wide, or more.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasAdd to mixed succulent collections to create a tapestry of texture and color. Plant in groupings in a rock or alpine garden. A stunning trough garden accent. Extraordinarily handsome when tucked into a niche in a rock wall, or paired alongside a moss rock or boulder. Feature in a container and allow to multiply; rosettes will spill gently over the edges beautifully. Plant in mass to create an undulating, colorful ground cover.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket, Living Wall
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Aloe (Aloe); Yucca (Yucca)

Thrives in lean, fast-draining, gravelly or rocky soils. Color may fluctuate seasonally. Best color in full sun; shelter from harsh sun exposure in hottest summer regions. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Avoid excess winter moisture. Fertilize lightly in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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