Elf Orpine
Sedum smallii

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: smallii (SMAL-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Burgundy

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 11, 2006, Tigernach from Charlottesville, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

A brilliantly colored rare sedum native to the blue ridge mountains, which lives on granite barrens high in the mountains of the Eastern U.S.. A great candidate for rock gardens, but it is currently not sold by any nursery that I know of.