John Creech Stonecrop
Sedum spurium 'John Creech'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.
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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 SPUR-ee-um|
|Lore||The genus is from the Latin verb sedere, to sit, which describes the procumbent growth habit of many species.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Ground hugging foliage to 2 in. tall, 6 to 12 in. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Easy succulent for pots and troughs with alpines and other more tropical choices. A superior rock garden plant or use in crumbling stone walls, slopes and banks. Excellent edging along flagstone paths. Belongs in all succulent gardens as lush green filler.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water occasionally once established; more in containers and extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Aloe (Aloe); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe)|
Easily grown in lean, very well-drained soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Avoid excessive winter moisture. Fertilize in spring. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Remove old foliage before new leaves emerge.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9