Two-row Stonecrop
Sedum spurium

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: spurium (SPUR-ee-um) (Info)
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Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Seward, Alaska

Anderson, California

August, California

Clayton, California

Coalinga, California

San Dimas, California

Chicago, Illinois

Brunswick, Missouri

La Luz, New Mexico

Roswell, New Mexico

Cincinnati, Ohio

Clyde, Ohio

Dallas, Oregon

Florence, Oregon

Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania

Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

Watsontown, Pennsylvania

Knoxville, Tennessee

Dallas, Texas

Garland, Texas

Kalama, Washington

Puyallup, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
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0
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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Nov 14, 2009, stephenp from Wirral, UK, Zone 9a
United Kingdom (Zone 9a) wrote:

A plant that likes to grow in the wild, there are numerous ones that grow on rocks around our shoreline. It's spread is within the limits of equilibrium so is not a niusance. Commonly sold at garden centres.

Flowers pretty much all year round.

Positive

On Mar 15, 2005, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

This sedum fills the gaps between steppingstones and plants. It also grows on the roof of my gardenshed. It needs nearly no soil to grow and can stand this hot, dry, sunny position very well.