Data specific to Sedums (Edit)
Origin: Mexico
Hardiness: Hardy - Can Handle Freezing Temps
Growth Habit: Upright
Soil Type: Dry
Well drained
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Good draining potting mix
Other: Required a fast draining soil
Plant uses and characteristics: Accent
Pest resistant
Does not like wet feet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: Up to about 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Heavy frost can kill it back to ground level, but if the plant is kept on the dry side it will regrow.
Flowers: Showy
Other: Seldom blooms
Flower Color: Yellow
Uses: Provides winter interest
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Shrubby Stonecrop
  • Sedum
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Sedum dendroideum subsp. praealtum
  • Synonym: Sedum praealtum

Photo Gallery
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-03-06
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2018-05-04
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-03-27
Outdoor plant showing new spring growth after winter cold damage.
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-12-27
freeze-ruined foliage, limp stems & discolored leaves
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-09-13
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2018-05-13
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