Hen and Chicks, Stonecrops and Sedum


Hen and Chicks, Stonecrops and Sedum

A happy place to come to, to discuss these amazing plants, with over 400 stonecrop and over 4000 Hen and Chick varieties we will be sure to have enough to talk about.

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does any one have different kins of hens and chicks 6 Replies

lIm looking for different kinds of hens and chicks does any one have any Continue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Nov 16, 2012.

Inside Hens & Chicks 10 Replies

Since I live in the Midwest (think cold and snow), will Hens and Chicks survive indoors in a room with lots of windows?  I usually bring the pot into the garage over the winter and take it back…Continue

Started by Wendy Pritchett. Last reply by Elizabeth Fowler Sep 9, 2012.

Does anyone know what these are called? 8 Replies


Tags: chicks, and, Hens

Started by Candi Kleis Maldonado. Last reply by Elizabeth Fowler Aug 26, 2012.

What's a stone Crop? I need to know. 15 Replies

Ok, now I have to write about something I don't anything about. So please someone tell me what a stonecrop is.Continue

Started by Kathy Tedrow. Last reply by E. Charleen. Harrell z7b Apr 21, 2012.

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Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 5, 2012 at 8:06am

Hen n Chicks and sedums have become quite popular over the years, from your basic green plant that is happy to grow where other plants will not. To decorative green roofs, living walls, wreaths...the list goes on.

As you can see in the group pic I only have 2 hen and chick plants, the redish one is showing off it's winter coloring come warm weather it will be all green. the little one was .25 at lowes that I picked up with 2 others that didn't survive. I thought it was just a baby of a webbed varierty but it turns out that it was full grown. Figured that out when it had it's chicks.

Also as you can see in the picture there isn't much soil in the area, I don't know why the previous owners had this rock area but it's ugly without plants in it. After 11 yrs it is still a work in progress.

Comment by Judith Kennedy Arthur Zn 7, AL on March 5, 2012 at 6:44am

This is such a good idea.  We have a bad drought time here in central Alabama.  It is called summer!  I have only purchased and grown Autumn Joy Sedum, but it is doing pretty well.  My biggest problem is that I have a lot of shade.  Do any of these plants do well in shade?  My sedum doesn't always the bloom the way it should and I think that is the problem.  I do have two flowerbeds that I could use those that need sun.

Comment by Lyn - Sydney on March 5, 2012 at 6:09am
Audra, your Angelina sedum looks remarkably similar to what we call Gold Mound Sedum, as mine gets covered in the tiny yellow flowers in Spring/Summer like the Angelina does
Comment by Sharon Howell z7NC on March 5, 2012 at 5:55am

Oh by the way that was yesterday. lol

How cool is that!!!

Comment by Sharon Howell z7NC on March 5, 2012 at 5:54am

How funny, you told us in chat you were starting this group and I go to Lowes and they have hens and chicks for 1.98......I bought six.

It looks like they may be all the same. I bought some one year, some did not make it.

Thanks for starting group.

Comment by Audra Mabrey - Z5/IN on March 5, 2012 at 3:54am

This light green is my favorite.  Angelina - easy to transplant, looks great all the time.  It kind of has a red tip in the winter, but stays green.  I need to take a pic of mine now, it looks so cool.

Comment by Lyn - Sydney on March 5, 2012 at 3:46am

Thanks Bonnie, I thought there were fairies at the bottom of my garden!  Is the pic below of one of your sedums, its beautiful.

Comment by Bonnie Hannum ~ Missouri, USA on March 5, 2012 at 3:40am

One of my favorites:

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Comment by Bonnie Hannum ~ Missouri, USA on March 5, 2012 at 3:39am

Lyn, LOVE your little pink flowering sedum! So dainty, they look like roses for a fairy!

Comment by Lyn - Sydney on March 5, 2012 at 3:18am

Gold Mound Sedum (above) filling an old basket and hanging on a temporary Fence.  I always say these things are unkillable!My latest sedum which has these beautiful miniature pink flowers all over it.


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