Hens and Chicks

Echeveria x imbricata

Hens and Chicks  - Echeveria x imbricata

Hens and Chicks

Echeveria x imbricata

Hens and Chicks is perhaps the most enduring and natable of succulents.  This wonderful plant forms a mound of multiple rosettes with stubby flat leaves which range in tone from chalky gray in the center to a purplish red tone at the edges.  Echeveria x imbricata can be planted in both sun and shade and is very hardy and easy to grow.  In hotter ares, provide shade from hot afternoon sun.  Red and yellow flowers in Spring and Summer.  Drought and deet tolerant.  Hardy to 25 deg. F. 


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Sun Or Shade

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Spring/summer

Mature Height: 6-12"

Mature Width: 6-12"

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Southwestern Garden, Seacoast Tolerant, Cacti & Succulents


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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