General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches (15-30 cm.)
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches (15-30 cm.)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Leaf
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Graptosedum
Also sold as:
  • Vera Higgins
  • Alpenglow
  • Coffee
  • Bronze Delight
  • xGraptoveria 'Alpenglow'
  • Sedum 'Bronze Delight'
  • Graptopetalum roseum

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Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-12-29
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Date: 2022-04-16
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26
Location: Fairfax, VA | December 2022
Date: 2022-12-28

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2012-09-15
Grown outside this summer, to be brought in as houseplant for the

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Location: Fairfax, VA | April, 2023
Date: 2023-04-21
labeled
Location: At Annie's Annuals Nursery
Date: 2014-05-09
Photo by MagerRooRHammer
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26
Location: San Antonio, TX
Date: 2020-03-24

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: Mar 15, 2013

Date: 2014-08-14
Location: SunZone 6a
Date: 2014-08-25
Plus spider web.

Date: 2014-08-14

Date: 2013-04-25
Location: At Annie's Annuals Nursery
Date: 2014-05-09
Photo by MagerRooRHammer
Photo by MagerRooRHammer
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2013-09-26

Date: March 12th, 2013
Location: Louisville
Date: 2020-05-25
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Comments:
  • Posted by Greenfield (Willamette Valley) on Apr 25, 2013 8:48 AM concerning plant:
    Today at a Home Depot, in the houseplant section, I bought a Graptosedum Alpenglow "Vera Higgins" The grower is : Altman Plants in Vista, CA 92084. It says it has a reddish glow, hence the name Alpenglow. Vera Higgins was a person 1892 - 1968, who was instrumental in the early Rock Garden Societies, and authored a book, published in 1964. At least that's what my google search told me :)
  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Mar 17, 2013 5:36 PM concerning plant:
    Named by Marjorie Shields, New Zealand, as a Sedum hybrid (Nat. Cact. & Succ. Journ. 33 (4): 86, 1978).

    Also distributed as xG. ‘Vera Higgins’, xG. ‘Coffee’, xG. ‘Alpenglow’ (ISI 2001-34), Graptopetalum Roseum n.n.

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