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Stonecrop

Botanical Name
Sedum species
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
3 to 6 inches
Width
15 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer thru fall: white, pink, red, lavender, yellow, orange; turns a rusty red after frost
Light
Full sun (some will take light shade)
Soil
Well-drained to dry, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 8 to 12 inches apart
Problems
Anthracnose, aphids, usually no serious problems
Varieties
  • Sedum spurium 'Dragon's Blood' - bronze foliage, red flowers, 2 to 6 inches tall
  • Sedum rupestre 'Angelina' - chartreuse-yellow foliage with ginger brown tips, reddish-orange fall color

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