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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Sedum sexangulare Accepted
Sedum tschernokolevii Synonym

Data specific to Sedums (Edit)
Category: Containers
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: Border
Pest resistant
Average water needs
Does not like wet feet
Availability: Easy to find

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Height: 4 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Tiny green needle shaped leaves with a very distinctive characteristic of six spirals of leaves.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Sempervivum Companion PlantsSempervivum Companion Plants
By Emma on March 13, 2013

When ATP forum moderator Lynn Smith (valleylynn) asked me to write this article, she commented in her typically enthusiastic way that a visit to our nursery had transformed her thinking about gardening with Sempervivums. At Wild Ginger Farm, we specialize in alpine and rock garden plants and feature Sempervivums in our naturalistic display gardens. Written by Emma Elliot of Wild Ginger Farms.

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Posted by sedumzz (Zone 7A (Virginia) - Zone 7a) on Dec 8, 2021 2:48 PM

The epithet "sexangulare" means "six angled". This refers to the growth habit of this plant, with six leaves per whorl. Apparently, it is also milder in taste compared to Sedum acre.

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