Bronze Carpet Stonecrop
Sedum spurium 'Bronze Carpet'
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||This 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 Plants||Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Yarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Basket of Gold (Alyssum); Cranesbill (Geranium)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.