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Hen & Chicks (Echeveria shaviana)

Sara & Cesar

NATIVE RANGE:

Mexico, though to Central & South America

DESCRIPTION:

Low growing succulent with thick blue-gray rippled leaves and a flower stalk that extends a foot above the plant.

Hen & Chicks succulent, echeveria dreamstime_xxl_129471684.jpg

Hen & Chicks succulent, echeveria dreamstime_xxl_129471684.jpg

echeveria-bloom ID 22056628 © Amansker | Dreamstime.com

echeveria-bloom ID 22056628 © Amansker | Dreamstime.com

TAXONOMY:

The common name, Hen & Chicks, can refer to several differ species of succulents that botanically speaking may only be distantly related. But they all share the characteristic of producing small rosette babies near the base of the mother plant.