Golden Japanese Stonecrop
Sedum makinoi 'Ogon'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SEE-dum MACK-kin-oy|
|Average Size at Maturity||Forms low-growing mat, only 2 in. tall, 8 to 12 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Insignificant flowers in summer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Cranesbill (Geranium); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Aster (Aster); Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata); Ice Plant (Delosperma)|
Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils. Benefits from light shade and more frequent water in hot summer climates. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Control weeds until plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9