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Japanese Sedum
Sedum makinoi 'Salsa Verde'

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

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Bronze-Green

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Alpharetta, Georgia

Bordelonville, Louisiana

Clyde, Ohio

Clarksville, Tennessee

Seattle, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 1, 2012, kperry48 from Clyde, OH wrote:

Tag from Ball Plants: Mounded plants are well-branched and filled with flat rounded dark green leaves. Small star-like flowers in late summer. Great for green roofs.

I have had this plant in my rock garden for 3 years even though I am in Zone 5.