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Mossy Stonecrop

Sedum lydium

SKU
06511
Classic groundcover with succulent, evergreen leaves turning bronzy-red in fall. Clusters of white flowers appear in early summer, attracting butterflies. A perfect choice for the rock garden, between stepping stones or in the crevices of dry walls. Drought tolerant once established.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 2 to 4 in. tall, 8 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorLight Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Rock Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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