Elsie's Gold Sedum

Sedum spectabile 'Elsie's Gold' PP #20,368

Striking golden yellow, variegated leaves with a silvery, toothed edge fade to cream in summer. Clusters of softly-colored, shell-pink, star-shaped flowers bloom in summer, adding attractive contrast to the variegated foliage. Deciduous.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Average Size at MaturityClumping growth, to 12 in. tall and 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate summer to fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsAloe (Aloe); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)

Provide lean, very well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a strong root system. Requires less water once established. For a neat appearance, prune old foliage before new leaves emerge.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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