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Sedum

Sedum spurium  • 

Photo: Sedum

General description

Features: Low, mat-forming, green-leaved Stonecrop with vibrant mauve blooms in summer. A vigorous spreader, deer and rabbit resistant. Drought and heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Hardiness zones 3-8.

Plant requirements

Tolerates poor soil, heat, and drought. Does best in light, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between waterings. 

Maintenance

Protect from excessive winter moisture.

Practical use

Uses: Living wall, groundcover, rock garden.

Planted 2013 or 2014 near front porch. At present, in June 2015 it is very healthy and spreading. 

Properties

Height
1 - 10 cm
Color
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Sunlight
Full sun
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy