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Sempervivum arachnoideum Cobweb Buttons (Hens and Chicks)

This succulent perennial features heavily webbed rosettes of green leaves with fine cilia on the edges that turn red in warmer weather. The large rosette- “Hen”- will produce small offshoots – “chicks”-, hence its common name. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early to midsummer
6 in tall x 6 in spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low Moisture