Bronze Carpet Stonecrop

Sedum spurium 'Bronze Carpet'

SKU
07094
This beautiful trailing succulent forms a lush, ground-hugging mat of bronze-red foliage, yet needs little water once established. Dainty pink flower stalks occasionally rise above the foliage. Useful in borders, rock gardens, and containers, providing contrast to green or gray-leaved plants. Evergreen in mild winter regions.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationSEE-dum SPUR-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMat
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Rock Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils. Benefits from light shade in very hot summer climates. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. As groundcover, space plants 2 to 3 ft. apart; closer for faster fill. Fertilize sparingly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9

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