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Sedum sexangulare

Also called Watch chain Stonecrop, Tasteless Stonecrop


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More About Sedum sexangulare

  • Low-growing, mat-forming habit
  • Tiny, yellow, star-shaped flowers cover the entire plant
  • Bright green, six-fingered foliage
  • Foliage turns reddish-bronze in the fall
  • Highly adaptable sedum
  • Evergreen foliage
  • Bloom Time: June to early summer

Zone:

4

Height:

8-10 cm

Spread:

30-60 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Genus Overview: Sedum

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Sedum are some of the most versitile perennials on the planet. Best grown in an average to dry, extremely well-drained soil, in full sun. They are valued for their ability to handle intense heat, and hardy enough to survive the harshest of winters, making them a perferred plant to use in xeriscaping. Most sedum can tolerate short periods of wet or shade, but note, sun and moisture levels directly effect the colour and growing habits of every sedum. Taller cultivars will benefit from pruning 6-8 weeks prior to bloom time (cut back to about 1/3) to encourage a sturdier, compact habit and prevent the heavy, flower clusters from flopping over.

Sedum sexangulare Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color
Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Roadside planting
Border/edging