Little Gem Stonecrop

Sedum x cremnosedum 'Little Gem'

Diminutive mounding succulent, nearly hen-and-chick-like, with tightly clustered leaves on cherry red stems, forming a mat of pyramid like rosettes. Olive-green leaves turn coppery red in full sun. Cheerful star-shaped yellow flowers appear in late winter to early spring. Useful ground cover or container plant, indoors or out. Perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional water.

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Average Size at MaturityRosettes 3 in. tall and wide, slowly clumping to 12 in.wide.
Bloom TimeLate winter to early spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Green Wall, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional water.

Provide porous, well drained soil. As a houseplant, provide bright light and good air circulation. Water thoroughly during the growing season, when the soil is dry to the touch. Take care not to over-water during the winter months. Protect from frost.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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