32 Different Types of Hens and Chicks Varieties

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Feast your eyes on the most stunning and Different Types of Hens and Chicks varieties you can grow in your home and garden!

If you are looking for some easy-to-maintain plants that also stay compact and look stunning, then here are some Different Types of Hens and Chicks Varieties you must grow!

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Echeveria Hens and Chicks Varieties

1. Shaviana


Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Shaviana’

Echeveria Shaviana is also called Mexican Hens or Pink Frills. This delicate unique-looking variety does best in part to full sunlight.

2. Green Prince


Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Green Prince’

The Echeveria Green Prince is also called Mexican Hens and Chicks. It is a brilliant green type with very thick, flat, juicy, and fleshy leaves.

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3. Elegans

El paraíso de las suculentas

Botanical Name: Echeveria elegans

The plants’ leaves grow in tight rose-shaped leaves in the bluish-gray shade. This variety could be a great choice for outdoor garden space or even in a bright indoor area.

4. Black Prince


Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Black prince’

Echeveria Black Prince is also called the Black Hens & Chicks. It can grow to about 4-6 inches with triangular-shaped leaves in purplish-brown shades.

5. Black Knight


Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Black knight’

The Black Knight is succulent with nearly black, dark-purple-colored leaves making it one of the darkest varieties of Echeveria. Its new leaves have a lime-green shade.

6. Secunda


Botanical Name:Echeveria secunda

With rosettes that can grow up to 5-6 inches, Secunda is very hardy and one of the most common succulents. The plant also bears yellow and red flowers during the summer.

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Sempervivum Hens and Chicks Varieties

7. Sugar Shimmer


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Sugar Shimmer’

With ‘hairy’ tips and leaves, Sugar Shimmer can change its color from a blue-green color to a sugary pink forming dense rosettes.

8. Cosmic Candy


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Cosmic Candy’

This is one of the rare cobweb types of Sempervivum. The plant stays all red throughout the year with a cobweb-like texture in white color at the center of each rosette.

9. Appletini

Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Appletini’

Appletini is a pretty hardy succulent that is also called Hens and Chickens. With a green apple in the middle, the tips are found to be in deep wine color.

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10. Chick Charms Mint Marvel

Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Chick Charms Mint Marvel’

The plant forms tight tiny rosettes in rich green shades with red-colored tips. It also bears purple flowers in the shape of stars.

11. Fashion Diva


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Fashion Diva’

It is also commonly called Chick Charms Strawberry Kiwi. This tiny succulent forms bright red rosettes that can grow up to 2-4 inches in diameter.

12. Chocolate Kiss

Botanical Name: Sempervivum tectorum ‘Chocolate Kiss’

The chocolate kiss has a shade similar to a chocolate cake. The plant makes big rosettes in dark burgundy or brown shades that can grow up to 10-12 inches in diameter.

13. Gold Nuggets

Plantlover Peter

Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Gold Nugget’

Gold Nugget is the world’s first gold-colored foliage that is hardy in USDA zones 3-9. The attractive gold-color leaves look stunning with deep pink edges.

14. Watermelon Ripple


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Watermelon Ripple’

The Watermelon Ripple transforms the Sempervivum color cycle upside down. With dark red-burgundy shades near the center of the rosettes, and the tips are light green in color.

15. Cherry Berry


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Cherry Berry’

With green at the base, Cherry Berry makes rosettes that are bright cherry red in color during summer and spring that change into a green hue with red streaks in fall and winter.

16. Cinnamon Starburst


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Cinnamon Starburst’

With an almost leopard appearance, the Cinnamon Starburst looks beautiful with dark green-colored centers and spots of purple-red shade on the tips.

17. Emily Coweb


Botanical Name: Sempervivum arachnoideum ‘Emily’

It is one of the best and most unique-looking succulents. The most distinct characteristic of the plant is the cobweb-looking centers in white color.

18. Teneriffe Houseleek


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ciliosum

This hens and chicks variety forms a rosette of grey-green fleshy, pointed, hairy leaves. It grows up to 4-8 inches tall with 14-20 inches spread.

19. Greenii


Botanical Name: Sempervivum calcareum ‘Greenii’

This mat-forming succulent showcases tight rosettes with grey-green to blue-grey leaves and red or maroon tips.

20. Killer


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Killer’

‘Killer’ is a small succulent with lovely olive-green rosettes that shows splashes of deep red to mahogany across the seasons.

21. Jade Rose


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Jade Rose’

‘Jade Rose’ offers stunning, jewel-toned rosettes of light green and purple leaves. If you want the best cooler, make sure it gets plenty of bright and indirect sunlight.

22. Corsair


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Corsair’

This small, mound-forming succulent makes clusters of medium-sized, thorny rosettes. The leaves emerge in a green shade, turning a deep pink-red hue with maturity.

23. Purple Haze


Botanical Name: Sempervivum heuffelii ‘Purple Haze’

This perennial succulent forms a distinct 4-6 inches rosette of round, flat gray-green leaves with a purple hue and pointed tips.

24. Violet Queen


Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Violet Queen’

This rosette-forming succulent freely offsets to make a dense mound up to 4-6 inches tall. It keeps a compact form and gets a silver-green hue with hints of pink on leaf margins.


Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Compton Carousel’

Also known as Echeveria ‘Lenore Dean’, this variety shows off tall clumps of the tight rosette, leaves are blue-gray with cream-hued edges.

26. Andrenor


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Andrenor’

This hardy succulent displays a rosette of narrow bright green foliage backed and tipped with intense red.

27. Cebenese

Botanical Name: Sempervivum arachnoideum ‘Cebenese’

This beautiful variety features a dainty rosette of pale green foliage with hairy edges, entirely covering the rosette with white cobwebs.

28. Cmiral’s Yellow


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Cmiral’s Yellow’

‘Cmiral’s Yellow’ forms a rosette of pale green to bright yellow leaves depending on the growing conditions.

29. Faramir


Botanical Name: Sempervivum ‘Faramir’

This charming succulent offers honey pink foliage bunched around a soft green center. Purple-red star-shaped blooms grow in early summer.

30. Oddity


Botanical Name: Sempervivum tectorum ‘Oddity’

This unusual succulent forms a mat of small rosettes with blue-green leaves adorned with purple tips. Keep it in bright light for best hue.

31. Barbulatum


Botanical Name: Sempervivum x barbulatum

This variety has a mat-forming growth habit and grows small rosettes with obovate, green leaves tipped with woolly hair.

32. Emily Cobweb

Botanical Name: Sempervivum archnoideum ‘Emily’


‘Emily’ is a lovely succulent that forms a rosette of red and green foliage seen through densely webbed cilia. It grows best in full light.

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