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Pictures of Cacti and Succulents: Hen and Chicks

Cute Succulent With Cute Name

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Mat-forming succulents, hen and chicks produces clusters of rosettes....
This hen and chicks picture is of Sempervivum 'Yancha Mizu'. There are many types of hen and chicks.

This hen and chicks picture is of Sempervivum 'Yancha Mizu.' There are many types of hen and chicks plants.

David Beaulieu
The parent rosettes are the "hens," and the smaller rosettes that spring from them are the "chicks." This low-growing (4") perennial will quickly spread to 2' or more in width. Although grown for its leaves, hen and chicks plant does flower, occasionally.

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