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Sempervivum 'Carmen'

Sempervivum 'Carmen'
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Green-leafed, purple-edged, mat-forming rosette of succulents. Also known as 'Hen and Chicks', rosettes off-set and multiply overtime, making it ideal for mass plantings and containers. Star-shaped, pink blooms appear on thick stalks during summer. Leaves become deeper in purple color during winter. 

Plant with Ice Plant


  • Landscape Size: 2"-6" tall, 9"-12" wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low to Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 3a
  • Growth Habit: Rosette, Spreading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate  
  • Attributes: Waterwise, Cold Hardy

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Performs best in well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry in between watering. Tolerates little watering most of the year, performs best with increased watering during our hot, dry summers. 



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