Cape Blanco Stonecrop
Sedum spathulifolium 'Cape Blanco'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||SEE-dum spath-you-lif-FOH-lee-um|
|Lore||The blooms and foliage are a food source for the brown elfin butterfly and others. In spite of being resistant to grazing by deer, this Sedum is considered to be edible, eaten raw or used as a unique addition to soups or stir-fry. Note: use caution, as high consumption may cause stomach upset.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 in. tall, spreading 24 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Blue Grama Grass (Bouteloua gracilis); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Candytuft (Iberis); St. John's Wort (Hypericum)|
Requires good drainage; thrives in lean, sandy or rocky soil; avoid wet, poorly drained sites. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9