Royal Ruby Hens and Chicks

Sempervivum 'Royal Ruby'

SKU
07414
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.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationsem-per-VEE-vum
Average Size at MaturitySlow spreading rosettes reach 3 to 6 in. tall, 4 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Green Wall, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsEcheveria (Echeveria); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Sedum (Sedum); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Ice Plant (Delosperma)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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