Sedum forsterianum 'Oracle'Item #5547 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Easy-care, heat and humidity tolerant Succulent spreads to form a dense, low mat. Grey-green foliage contrasts nicely with clusters of bright gold flowers. A great accent plant for containers, rock gardens or green walls. Plant en masse for an effective, waterwise ground-cover. Thrives in poor soil. Evergreen.
- DetailPlant type:Cactus/SucculentDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 4 to 6 inches tall, spreading to 9 to 12 in. wide.Foliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:SummerFlower color:Yellow
- CareCare InformationRequires good drainage; thrives in lean, sandy or rocky soil. Tolerates light shade. Space plants 8-12 in. apart as a ground cover. Control weeds until plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.
- History & LoreLore:Sedums are commonly called stonecrops in reference to the fact that many of the sedums are typically found in the wild growing on rocky or stony ledges.