Kalinda Hens and Chicks
|Description||This handsome, mounding succulent adds exotic texture and color wherever it is featured. Light green leaves are heavily flushed with bold red towards the base. Clumping rosettes make an excellent waterwise groundcover when planted en masse. Well-suited to containers and rock gardens. Evergreen in mild winter climates.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage|
|Mature Size||Rosettes form clumps 4 to 6 in. tall, 8 to 10 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Sedum (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Blue Fescue (Festuca)|
|Care||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, tolerates moderate drought. Avoid excess winter moisture. Fertilize sparingly.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-11
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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.