Sedum hispanicum 'Blue Carpet'
Also called Little Blue Spanish Stonecrop, Tiny Buttons Sedum
More About Sedum hispanicum 'Blue Carpet'
- AKA Sedum hispanicum var.minus 'Purple Form'
- Ground-hugging, dense mat of blue-green, succulent foliage
- Pale pink, star-shaped flowers sit just above the foliage
- Foliage takes on purplish tones in cooler temperatures
- Excellent choice for troughs, rock walls or small pockets along walkways
- Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
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 hispanicum 'Blue Carpet' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum
Landscape usesRooftop (extensive)