Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Jeanne d'Arc') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hen and Chicks
Give a thumbs up Houseleek
Give a thumbs up Live-Forever

Also sold as:
Chick Charms® Cinnamon Starburst™

Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: ANDRE SMITS
Country of Origin: (BE) Belgium
Year of registration: 1994
Size: Medium 2 1/2" to 4"
Soil type: Dry
Well draining
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Other: The soil type will depend on what your weather conditions are like. Just make sure it drains well.
Foliage: Other: Rich deep, almost chocolate brown in color. Light cilia frosting.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant
Availability: Easy to find
Source: Simply Succulents
Toxicity: Low risk
None
Possible skin irritant to some people

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-04-09
By Patty
Give a thumbs up
Location: Liberty, UtahDate: 2018-09-10
By Chicklady
Give a thumbs up
Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-04-08
By Patty
Give a thumbs up
Location: Arvada, Colorado zone 5Date: 2011-06-30
By tabby
Give a thumbs up
Location: my garden zone 7b NCDate: 2012-06-21
By sandnsea2
Give a thumbs up
Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-07-23
By Patty
Give a thumbs up
Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-26
By Patty
Give a thumbs up
Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-07-04
By Patty
Give a thumbs up
Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-09-12
By Patty
Give a thumbs up
Image
By gg5
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Sempervivum Chat & photos 2018 by CDsSister Dec 18, 2018 9:59 PM 3,332
Question about names and "Chick Charms" by Lilydaydreamer Aug 3, 2018 6:11 PM 84
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
Fall colors beginning to happen already by gg5 Oct 28, 2014 4:08 PM 51
Sempervivum & Jovibarba chat & photos 2014 by springcolor Jan 2, 2015 2:46 PM 3,044
Red Jovis & Semps in Summer by sandnsea2 Sep 1, 2013 5:42 PM 42
Hanging sempervivum ball by Joannabanana Mar 27, 2012 11:39 AM 4,934
Jookieblue's Semp Bed and more... by Jookieblue Aug 20, 2013 11:24 PM 77
Hybridizing Clinic with Kevin Vaughn by valleylynn Sep 20, 2014 5:55 PM 1,339
2012 Free Box of Semps --OFFER CLOSED by valleylynn Jan 27, 2013 8:11 PM 210
2012 Photos and Chat by goldfinch4 Jan 14, 2013 12:14 PM 1,189

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Sempervivum Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Sempervivum

« Visit the Sempervivum forum

« The Sempervivum Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "August Caladiums"