Limelight Japanese Stonecrop

Sedum makinoi 'Limelight'

A classic low-growing succulent with vivid lime-green leaves. Small yellow flowers appear in the summer. Adds great contrast to a rock garden or container plantings. Perfect filler between stepping stones or in rock wall crevices. Evergreen in mild winter regions.
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6 - 11

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical PronunciationSEE-dum
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 4 in. tall, quickly spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 11

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