For those who live in the Southwest, this unique perennial is a longtime favorite for xeriscaping. Now you can enjoy the exotic beauty and carefree nature of Cobweb Hens & Chicks. You'll love the thick succulent, blue-green leaves on the large "hen" rosettes as well as the small "chick" rosettes that sprout from the plant. This particular variety features fine hairlike webs that cover the plant from tip to tip. Midsummer brings rose-pink, starlike blooms that grow from short, upright stems. Extremely drought tolerant and winter hardy, this sempervivum gives an unusual, but very pretty look to sun-splashed borders and beds. Plant them amid similarly maintained selections for a "dry bed" mixed container garden that's sure to turn heads. Sempervivum 'Cobweb'
Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Cobweb Buttons'
3 - 4 inches
6 - 8 inches
8 - 10 inches
Set plant at same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly. Full sun is best for quicker flowering and higher quality plants.
Winter hardy. If in a container, store in a garage and only water occasionally, keeping the soil more dry. Or, bring indoors and enjoy as a houseplant. Be careful not to overwater containers. Too much moisture will cause the roots to rot.
rose-pink star-shaped flowers appear atop short, upright stems.
Fine white threads crisscross between leaves tips giving it the look of cobwebs. Rosette are pointy 1" wide blue-green leaves. The color can vary from season to season.
Plants can be divided easily by pulling "chicks" and replanting them.
Needs well-drained, light soil. Does not like heavy soil and moist conditions.
Sempervivum which is one large rosette "hen" sprouts smaller rosettes called "chicks" As the plant age the "hen" will die out and be replaced with "chicks"
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2021 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
||5/3/21 - 6/4/21
||3/29/21 - 6/4/21
||3/15/21 - 6/4/21
||3/8/21 - 6/4/21
||3/1/21 - 6/4/21
|7A & 7B
||2/22/21 - 6/4/21
|8A & 8B
||2/15/21 - 5/14/21
||2/8/21 - 5/14/21
|Last Order Date
||Zones 1A-7B: 5/31/21
Zones 8A-10B: 5/10/21