Sempervivum Peggy
Sempervivum 'Peggy' photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Hens and Chicks

Sempevivum Peggy is a beautiful variety of Hens & Chicks that transitions through many colors over the seasons. In spring, leaves are purple and transition to deep red in summer. Fall and winter colors are more subdued, ranging from mahogany to brown.

  • Height: 10-15 cm (4-6 in)
  • Spread: 15-20 cm (6-8 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 3-8
  • Sun or Shade: full sun
  • Leaf Colour: purple
  • Critter Resistance: deer and rabbits

Growing and 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 groundcover effect is desired, space plants close together because they grow slowly.


New for 2018 - available mid May