Blue Spruce Stonecrop
Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SEE-dum ree-FLECKS-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Grows 5 in. tall, spreading 15 to 18 in. wide; blooms 6 to 8 in. above foliage.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Easy Care Groundcover|
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. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Space 12 to 18 inches apart as groundcover. Fertilize sparingly.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 11