Data specific to Sedums (Edit)
Category: Containers
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

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 4 inches
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Stonecrop
  • Sedum

Photo Gallery
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: 8-14
color change
Photo by enidcandles
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: 4-30-2014
coming back slow
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: Dec. 29, 2014
new growth in Dec.
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2013-03-31
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: 2012-07-26
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sea Urchin by valleylynn Jul 26, 2012 11:00 PM 2
Sedum 'Sea Urchin' by valleylynn Apr 5, 2013 8:10 PM 4

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