Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast grower 4 - 6 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Rock Garden Plant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Summer
Botanical Pronunciation:SEE-dum SPUR-ee-um
Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast grower 4 - 6 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Foliage color:Bronze
Blooms:Summer
Flower color:Pink
Design IdeasThis is an excellent selection for rock gardens, hillsides or as a groundcover in full sun where its color will be most intense. Planted in fast-draining soil, this carefree succulent will thrive with little care. A popular choice for planting on green walls and rooftops.
Companion PlantsComplement the beautiful bronze foliage of this sedum with the bright yellow blooms of Yarrow, Daylily and Basket of Gold. Create a sophisticated, modern design with the blue-gray, architectural look of Yucca, Liriope, Juniper and Spruce.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
History:
Sedum spurium is an herbaceous perennial with succulent-like leaves from Caucasus, a geopolitical region located between Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Leaves are edible either raw or cooked, but have a bitter taste.