Sedum (Sedum album) in the Sedums Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Sedum
Give a thumbs up Stonecrop

Botanical names:
Sedum album Accepted
Sedum album subsp. micranthum Synonym
Sedum album var. micranthum Synonym

Data specific to Sedums (Edit)
Origin: Europe
Category: Containers
Hardiness: Hardy - Can Handle Freezing Temps
Evergreen: Yes
Growth Habit: Ground cover
Mat Forming
Soil Type: Dry
Well drained
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Good draining potting mix
Plant uses and characteristics: Accent
Pest resistant
Average water needs
Does not like wet feet
Toxicity: No
Availability: Easy to find

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 4 inches and under
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Jul 20, 2012 12:02 PM

This is such a versatile succulent and will grow in almost any situation. The photo from July 18, 2012 is taken of S. album growing in moss on a cement bridge.
It is a mat forming, creeping ground cover.

Origin: Europe, Siberia, W. Asia, Northern Africa

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