Data specific to Sedums (Edit)
Category: Containers
Succulents
Hardiness: Hardy - Can Handle Freezing Temps
Evergreen: Yes
Growth Habit: Ground cover
Mat Forming
Trailing
Soil Type: Dry
Well drained
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Good draining potting mix
Plant uses and characteristics: Border
Containers
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
Dry
Plant Height: 3-4 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Pollinators: Self
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Goldmoss Stonecrop
  • Wall-Pepper
  • Gold Moss Sedum
  • Biting Stonecrop
  • Common Stonecrop
  • Sedum

Photo Gallery
Location: Bay Area California
Location: full sun - zone 7
Date: 2020-06-23
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2016-01-13
Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: 4-30-2014
easy plant

Date: 2004-05-30
Location: Fairfax, VA | March, 2023
Date: 2023-03-15
Location: My garden (zone 3a)
Date: 2012-06-10
Location: My garden (zone 3a)
Date: 2009-07-02

Close up of Sedum Acre in Bloom

Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: January, 2024
Date: 2024-01-27
Location: Fairfax, VA | December, 2023
Date: 2023-12-16
Location: Botanischer Garten Berlin
Date: 2023-05-11
Location: Fairfax, VA | April, 2023
Date: 2023-03-29
Location: Fairfax, VA | April, 2023 
Date: 2023-04-09

Date: 2020-07-26
Location: March 2023 | Fairfax VA

Date: 2004-04-17
Location: Main Botanical Garden at the Academy of Sciences in Moscow
Date: June
credit: Andrey Korzun
Location: Twisp
Date: June
Uploaded by floraSeeker_OR

Photo taken September 24, 2010

photo credit: H. Zell

02.15.11 - SE (Middle TN) Zone 6a
Location: My garden (zone 3a)
Date: 2012-06-26

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Carpet of Sedum Acre, late winter, zone5

Photo taken August 13, 2010

photo credit: H. Zell
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Comments:
  • Posted by sedumzz (Fairfax VA - Zone 7a) on Dec 8, 2021 2:38 PM concerning plant:
    In latin, "acre" means acrid, or sharpness.
    This name comes from the fact that this Sedum tastes sharp and peppery.
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 7:12 PM concerning plant:
    Valuable source of nectar for honey bees.
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