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Data specific to Sedums (Edit)
Origin: Mexico
Category: Containers
Hardiness: Hardy - Can Handle Freezing Temps
Growth Habit: Upright
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
Availability: Easy to find
Source: Wild Ginger Farm and Pathway Perennials

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 4-8 inches
Plant Spread: 15 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Depending on weather conditions. Needs to be kept on the dry side during freezing weather.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

A close view of leaves

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Posted by Cruddy (Tracy CA - Zone 9a) on Aug 5, 2015 11:03 AM

This plant is pretty amazing. It grows. I have a couple of colonies of this plant all from one little 2-leaved stem I had about 2 years ago. It is heat tolerant and is able to survive drought, full sun, and consistent 100-plus degree temperatures. Where I live, it flowers pretty much whenever it wants to, but mainly in the early and late spring. It attracts hover flies, butterflies, and jumping spiders. This is the sedum that they must be talking about when they say you can just throw it on some dirt and it will grow because that's what this one is capable of doing.

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