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Sedum spectabile 'Elsie's Gold'

#PP20368

More About Sedum spectabile 'Elsie's Gold' (PP20368)

  • Clump form, mounding habit
  • Upright stems with succulent, cupped foliage
  • Variegated, green leaves with yellow margins
  • Margins fade to creamy-yellow by midseason
  • Pink, star-shaped flowers form clusters on sturdy stems
  • Flower colour deepens to a deep pink with cooler weather
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to late fall
  • Flower Height: 60 cm
  • Foliage Height: 45 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

40-45 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Pink
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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 spectabile 'Elsie's Gold' (PP20368) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Variegated
Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)