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Royal Ruby Hens and Chicks

Sempervivum 'Royal Ruby'

Pronunciation: sem-per-VEE-vum
SKU #07414

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Description Clumps of ruby-red to smoky grey-red rosettes provide great texture and color. Spikes of light pink blooms appear in summer. This fast growing selection thrives with little care in well-drained, rocky soil. Plant en masse for an attractive, drought tolerant groundcover. Excellent rock garden or container plant. Evergreen in mild winter areas.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Slow spreading rosettes reach 3 to 6 in. tall, 4 to 12 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Container, Ground Cover
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Red
Companion Plants Echeveria (Echeveria); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Ice Plant (Delosperma)
Care Thrives in lean, fast-draining, gravelly or rocky soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established in landscape, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Water container plants when soil surface is dry. Avoid excess winter moisture. Fertilize lightly in spring.

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