Sempervivum (Sempervivum Hybridum) - Commonly called Hens and Chicks these unique ground cover plants are mat-forming succulents that produce clusters of rosettes. These Sempervivum seeds produce foliages of varying shades of green, gray, and even reddish shades.
Sempervivum (Sempervivum Montanum) - Commonly known as Mountain Hens and Chicks, this ground cover plant can be grown from Sempervivum seeds. Hens and Chicks is a hardy perennial with many small, succulent tight rosettes 2 - 3 inches in diameter all crowded together forming a clump.
Sempervivum (Sempervivum Tectorum) - Also called Houseleek or Common Houseleek, it is the most popular garden variety of Hens and Chicks. Once Sempervivum seeds are established, the ground cover plant has a unique growth habit. In fact, Hens and Chicks gets its name for its growth habit - a parent rosette sending out offsets that cluster around like chicks gathered around the mother hen.