Can they survive in a pot on the patio?
Hens and Chicks
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Absolutely, as long as at least several hours of full sun hit the area on the patio where you want to place them. I've grown Hens & Chicks in pots, in an old wheelbarrow and in the ground -- and in relatively poor soil, in all three, BUT they were in full sun. This article may help you: