I love the subtle colors along with the various shapes and textures of the plants, stones and moss in this photo.

 

“Hen and chicks” is such a nice, descriptive name for these succulents. In German, they are called “Hauswurz” which sounds like some kind of troll.

 

In this picture, the “chicks” seem eager to explore the surroundings:

Hen and chicks Sempervivum