Little Gecko Stonecrop
Sedum spurium 'TAT1801' PPAF
|Description||A hardy succulent groundcover with excellent and consistent variegated foliage. Summer brings clusters of pink flowers. Perfect for lining paths and driveways. Provides contrast at the front of perennial beds, in rock gardens, or in containers. Semi-evergreen; rosettes at the end of the stems persist through winter.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 4 in. tall, spreading 18 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Design Ideas||A great choice for massing to create a colorful groundcover, or scatter about rock gardens for pops of color. Its drought and heat tolerance is perfect for lining hot driveways or paths, or along the top of a stone retaining wall. Plant in front of Salvias with deep green leaves and vibrant purple flowers for the perfect color combination.|
|Companion Plants||Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium); Hens and Chicks (Echeveria); Yarrow (Achillea); Sage (Salvia); Cranesbill (Geranium); Tickseed (Coreopsis)|
|Care||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; reduce frequency, once established. As groundcover, 16 in. apart, center to center; closer for faster fill. Fertilize sparingly.|
|Lore||The genus is from the Latin verb sedere, to sit, which describes the procumbent growth habit of many species.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7
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