Hen and Chicks, scientifically known as Sempervivum, are a virtually no-maintenance succulent plant anyone can grow. Translated, Sempervivum means "live forever" because they are long-lived and so easy to grow. Just plant the "hen" and before you know it she'll start producing the "chicks" that huddle around her. 'Black' Hen and Chicks forms a rosette of bright green leaves that are tipped in blackish red to nearly black. Get all the details below!