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Sedum album 'Red Ice'

More About Sedum album 'Red Ice'

  • Dense, mat-forming perennial
  • Tiny, white, star-shaped flowers form clusters
  • Succulent, fleshy, green leaves throughout the summer
  • Foliage turns bright red with cooler temperatures
  • Great winter interest
  • Use between flagstones or for green roofs and walls
  • Drought and heat tolerant
  • Bloom Time: Late July to late August

Zone:

4

Height:

10 cm

Spread:

40 cm

Colour:

White
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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 album 'Red Ice' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
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

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Trailing

Foliage Color

Red
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)

 Suitable Substitutions for Sedum album 'Red Ice'

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