• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Fast growing 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading 12 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Rock Garden Plant
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SEE-dum SPEW-ri-um
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading 12 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Multicolored
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleContemporary, Cottage
    Design IdeasEasy succulent for pots and troughs with alpines and other more tropical choices. A superior rock garden plant or use in crumbling stone walls, slopes and banks. Excellent edging along flagstone paths. Belongs in all succulent gardens as light value foliage contrast.
    Companion PlantsAdd interest by grouping with Bronze Carpet Stonecrop, (Sedum spurium 'Bronze Carpet'), Elijah Blue Fescue, (Festuca cinerea 'Elijah Blue'), Thumbelina Leigh English Lavender, (Lavndula angustifolia 'Thumbelina Leigh') and Marleen Coralberry, (Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii 'Ariso').
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Sedum is classified into the Crassulaceae, containing about 600 species. This species is native to the Caucasus region of Eastern Europe.
    Lore:
    The genus is from the Latin verb sedere, to sit, which describes the procumbent growth habit of many species.