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Sempervivum 'Grammens'

Hens and Chicks

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Sempervivum 'Grammens' – is a large-growing beauty. In winter this Hens and Chicks picks up a rich dusky purple shade. During the growing season it is a complex lilac, golden-brown (especially noticeable in wet, cloudy weather) with a concentration of deep red-purple at the tips plus a mix of gray, green and green-blue in varying lights and at different times of the growing season. It is a most beautiful and richly colored member of the Crassulaceae. Site 'Grammens' in a garden spot in which it may be viewed and appreciated in all seasons. Plant in well draining soil mixed with grit for sharper drainage. 'Grammens' is a moderate increaser with a clumping habit. Full sun. Grown from offsets, “chicks”.


2-4 In


3 to 7(8?)
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Item Description Price  
SEMGRAM Sempervivum 'Grammens' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot – 1.05 pints / 497 ml.) $9.00

Characteristics and Attributes for Sempervivum 'Grammens'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Four Seasons

Autumn Interest

  • Autumn Leaf Color


  • Mostly Sunny
  • Full Sun


  • Labyrinth
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Bank
  • Edging
  • Evergreen
  • Potted Plant
  • Ground Cover
  • Rock Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Draining
  • Average


  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Offset