A must-have for rock gardens and succulent plantings, Rubikon Hens and Chicks has striking ruby red rosettes. An easy-care, drought-tolerant perennial, it is winter hardy, even in cooler climates. With its spreading rosettes, Rubikon will add color and texture to your garden. It also works well as a ground cover. Just plant the Hens and Chicks close together in a sunny spot in your garden, and the rosettes will grow and multiply, filling in the spaces. The distinctive rosettes have made Hens & Chicks a classic among gardeners. The larger rosettes are called the "hens" while the smaller rosettes are the "chicks." Ships in 2" pot. Sempervivum 'Rubikon'
Planting InstructionsPlant in sandy soil at the same depth of the pot.
Winter CareNo additional winter care is needed if planted in the ground. If planted in containers, move indoors or to a cool garage.
Flower FormFlower-like clusters of varying sized rosettes
Foliage TypeBright ruby Red rosettes.
Soil RequirementWater plants thoroughly after planting or transplanting, then allow soil to dry slightly between each watering. Well drained soil. Water when soil is mostly dry.
Watering RequirementOnly water when soil is mostly dry.
PruningNo need to prune
Additional InformationHens, the larger rosettes, generally only live for three years before they die,they produce a center stalk that flowers. Once the flower fades the rosette dies. The empty spot is quickly fill with chicks.