Sempervivum grows best in well-drained soils. Loosen soil and incorporate an organic soil conditioner according to directions. Dig hole twice the width of container and a depth slightly less than the height of soil in container. Allow top surface of the container soil to rest slightly higher than the prepared soil. Water only to prevent shriveling. They tolerate heat, drought and poor soil.
Plant Type: Ground Covers
Succulent green foliage with deep, ruby red overtones. Mother rosettes (hens) produce new plantlets (chicks). Rose-purple flowers appear on mother rosettes in summer; as flowers fade, mother rosettes die and are replaced by the chicks.