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Chinese Sedum

Sedum tetractinum 'Coral Reef'

SKU
06987
This mat-forming succulent turns a showy bronze and burgundy color in fall. Trailing stems hold round leaves that form rosettes at the tips. Starry white to pale pink flowers dot the foliage in late summer, followed by russet seed capsules for year-round interest. 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 te-TRAK-tee-num
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 in. tall, spreading 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Yarrow (Achillea); Basket of Gold (Alyssum saxatilis); Cranesbill (Geranium)

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. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Space 8 to 12 inches apart as groundcover. Fertilize sparingly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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