Japanese Sedum
Sedum makinoi 'Limelight'

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: makinoi (MACK-kin-oy) (Info)
Cultivar: Limelight

Category:

Groundcovers

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Chartreuse/Yellow

Smooth-Textured

Succulent

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Diego, California

Decatur, Georgia

Annapolis, Maryland

Ellerbe, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 8, 2012, esteve59 from Annapolis, MD wrote:

This is a beautiful and effective ground cover.However it sprouts wherever you drop it and it is fairly fast to spread. Some would call it agressive.
It's one of those plants you can trim every year and sell the cuttings.