10 Top Succulent Plants for the Midwest
The Sempervivum hens-and-chicks are a group of succulents that grow in low, rosette-forming colonies. With their wide range of colors and textures--some develop long, white hairs that resemble cobwebs--they're perfect for a rock garden or in containers. Their common name comes from the way these succulents spread, with new growth (chicks) forming from the mother rosette (hen).
Size: Up to 6 inches tall
Growing conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil