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Variegated Stonecrop

Sedum spurium 'Tricolor'

Pronunciation: SEE-dum SPEW-ri-um
SKU #07073
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Attractive in all seasons, this perennial succulent features fleshy green leaves edged in white, taking on a pink blush in cooler weather. Ground-hugging stems spread to make an easy care groundcover. An excellent choice for rock gardens or containers. Evergreen except in coldest climates.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading 12 to 18 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Poolside, Ground Cover
Design Ideas Easy succulent for pots and troughs with alpines and other more tropical choices. A superior rock garden plant or use in crumbling stone walls, slopes and banks. Excellent edging along flagstone paths. Belongs in all succulent gardens as light value foliage contrast.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium); Hens and Chicks (Echeveria); Yarrow (Achillea); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Cranesbill (Geranium); Tickseed (Coreopsis)
CARE
Care Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soil. Takes light shade, particularly in hot southern climates. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established in landscape. Take care not to overwater. As groundcover, space plants 12 to 15 in. apart, closer for faster fill. Fertilize sparingly.
HISTORY
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: 4-9

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