The Q&A Archives: What Are Hen And Chicks ?

Question: What are Hen and Chicks and can they be grown in a rock garden?

Answer: Hen and Chicks (Echeveria) are succulent perennials with fleshy leaves growing in rosettes, and long, slender clusters of bell-shaped, nodding flowers. These plants thrive under rock garden conditions; full sunshine and dry soil suit them perfectly.

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