Hen and Chicks Cobweb

Sempervivum 'Cobweb'

Hen and Chicks Cobweb
Hen and Chicks Cobweb Hen and Chicks Cobweb Hen and Chicks Cobweb Hen and Chicks Cobweb

One of the most distinctive types of Sempervivum. Aptly named, 'Cobweb' is covered with fine, white threads which crisscross between the leaves' tips like a cobweb. Each rosette of pointy, blue-green leaves grows about 1 inch wide. Their color may vary from season to season. Unusual rose-red flowers are produced on leafy stalks in midsummer. Sempervivum is comprised of one large rosette called the "hen" which sprouts many smaller rosettes around it called "chicks". As the plants age, the "hen" may die out and be replaced by the "chicks". Plants can be divided easily at any time by pulling up some of the "chicks" and replanting them elsewhere.This plant is particularly effective when planted in the cracks and crevices of stone walls or walkways. It is also very attractive in containers.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Sempervivum is the perfect plant for hot, dry, sunny locations with very well-drained soil. Though they can adapt to a variety of soil types, they perform best in gritty soil. If a ground cover effect is desired, space plants close together because they grow slowly.

Flower Color

Rose red

Foliage Color

Blue green leaves

Plant Spread

6-8 in.

Plant Height

3-4 in.

Hardness Zone


Good Companions

Grass-Ornamental (Pennisetum alopecuroides), Pinks (Dianthus ), Stonecrop-Autumn (Sedum ), Thyme-Creeping (Thymus citriodorus)

Characteristics & Attributes


Ground cover
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Small / Miniature

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant
Rabbit Resistant


Full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

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