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Baby Tears Stonecrop

Sedum album chloroticum 'Baby Tears'

SKU
06500
This classic evergreen groundcover forms low, dense rosettes of green teardrop-shaped leaves, backing a nice display of white flowers in spring and summer. Perfect choice for a rock garden or border edging. Spills nicely from hanging baskets. Drought tolerant once established.
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4-9

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-dum AL-bum
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Green Roof, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLittle Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)

Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils. Takes light shade, particularly in hot summer climates. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established in landscape. Take care not to overwater. Fertilize sparingly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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