Growing up I thought all succulent plants
succed sucked. (Get it? Succulents succ? I should be a comedian.) About two years ago I started to appreciate the beauty of all succulents, including Hens and Chicks. I don’t know the fancy schmancy botanical name but this plant is named for the large succulent in the middle (the hen), which is surrounded by the smaller succulents (the chicks).
In all but one of the gardens in the world, they look like this:
Image found here.
In our yard, however, the Hens and Chicks look like this:
I really can’t wrap my head around what happened here. As far as I’m concerned we got a big ole dud. Doug says it must not get enough sun so it is just stretching really tall.
Am I living in the Twilight Zone?