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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 2, 2015 1:51 PM CST

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Well here we are starting a new year. So much to learn, new sedum to try, and new ways to use the much loved sedum.
I also want to show a new sedum x orostachys that will be on the market for the first time this year. For me it is a must have.


I never thought about using sedum in food preparation, here is a link to the Food Network show called Chopped. In the second round (entree round) one of the ingredients is Sedum 'Pink Pearl'. To me it looks similar to Tri-Color sedum. Can anyone find this sedum?
http://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/chopped/photos/chopped-ulti...

Let the fun of this coming new year begin. Hurray!
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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jan 2, 2015 1:54 PM CST
Hurray! Hurray! Looking forward to this thread. I so want the new sedum from Chris Hanson. Drooling
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 2, 2015 1:57 PM CST

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I added a photo of one of Chris Hansen's new sedum to the first post in this thread.
I'm with you Julia, I want to have them all. Lovey dubby
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jan 2, 2015 1:59 PM CST
Thanks Lynn!!! So have to have that one! I'm thinking I will not be eating my sedum. Hilarious!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 2, 2015 2:50 PM CST

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Some of them grow so well that we could have our sedum and eat them too. Green Grin!
Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jan 3, 2015 7:59 AM CST

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Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing

Sure hope I'm able to find 'Blue Elf' around here this year as I "need" it too!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 3, 2015 9:43 AM CST

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I'm not sure, but I think Cynda (Perennial Obsessions) will have them sometime this spring.
I want to see a bloom up very close, to see which parent it looks the most like.
Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jan 3, 2015 1:03 PM CST

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I'll keep an eye on their website then. Around this area its difficult to find the newest introductions of anything.
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 3, 2015 3:03 PM CST

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I will let you know when I hear back from Cynda.
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jan 3, 2015 10:00 PM CST
This was a blazing red today
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spathulifolium pruinosum purpureum
Hope that's spelled right!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 3, 2015 10:15 PM CST

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Oh wow, Julia we don't have a photo in the database yet for that one. Sedum (Sedum spathulifolium subsp. pruinosum)
Sedum spathulifolium subsp. pruinosum
Your photo is beautiful. Lovey dubby
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jan 3, 2015 10:27 PM CST
Done, in the data base. I sit inside thinking no color out in the yard. Then do a walk around and a spot this. Hurray! Better than any bloom.
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 3, 2015 11:28 PM CST

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What a wonderful gift of color to find.
I noticed that most of my deciduous sedum have new growth poking through the soil.
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jan 3, 2015 11:43 PM CST
Yes, they do. Love that stage. I tried to pull a few weeds while out looking over the yard but the ground is still frozen. First day of spring is March 20th!!!!!!! Be here before you know it!!!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 4, 2015 9:44 AM CST

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It has warmed up here and the ground it thawed out. Think I might be able to work out in the beds as long as I don't disturb the plants. There are a few winter weeds coming up. I might have to wait until tomorrow, as it is suppose to rain all day today.
Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jan 4, 2015 10:48 AM CST

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We're having a beautiful snowstorm today, but the temps will be dropping to below zero for most of the week. Hot chocolate weather!
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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jan 4, 2015 10:55 AM CST
Bet it's beautiful. Talked to my son in Lake Bluff last night, he said they were getting rain and ice and snow by today. I'm never visiting in winter. Raining and 41 here, Sighing!
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Name: Linda
Tennessee (Zone 7a)
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chickhill
Jan 4, 2015 11:05 AM CST
Group hug Happy New Year to all sedum friends. Smiling

While searching for Pink Pearl sedum, I found these two sites, I am finding a lot of interesting reading there.

[url=www.chefs-garden.com]www.chefs-garden.com[/url] list Pink Pearl as edibles for sale. Hummm wonder if I order Pink Pearl I could root it? Will check it out later.
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 4, 2015 5:03 PM CST

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Happy New Year to you Linda.
It is raining here and in the low 40's. I went out and took a few photos. Not a lot to see right now.
Blue Pearl
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Hylotelephium cauticola 'Purpurine'
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Elsie's Gold
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Hot Stuff
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Plum Perfection
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There a quite a few that are not showing any new growth yet. Probably not until the end of Feb or first part of March.

Linda, I deleted your first link to succulents.com. It has been highjacked. See if this one works. http://www.succulent-plant.com/


Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jan 4, 2015 5:14 PM CST

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So good to see new growth Lynn! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!

I also had a problem with that link but thought it was on my end (glad to hear it wasn't).
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