Succulent boutonnieres - made from those gorgeous green rosettes lovingly called Hens and Chicks. They thrive in zones 4 through 8 which is practically everywhere except for the top of Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota and the southern sections of Texas and Florida. Too much water seems to be their worst enemy. Good drainage and a hot sunny spot are what a succulent lives for. If you would rather shop for these online, you can order early and they will be shipped in the spring. With the help of some 20 gauge floral wire and green floral tape you can make one of these eco-friendly boutonnieres in just minutes. Here is how to make a simple succulent boutonniere.