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Sedum cauticola 'Ruby Glow'

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: cauticola (kaw-tee-KOH-luh) (Info)
Cultivar: Ruby Glow
Additional cultivar information: (aka Robustum)

Synonym:Hylotelephium cauticola
Synonym:Sedum robustum

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is fire-retardant
This plant is resistant to deer
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral mystic On Aug 4, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), 1993 Award of Garden Merit. Reconfirmed in 2006.

Neutral Gabrielle On Jul 8, 2007, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A.K.A. 'Robustum' A nice little Sedum. October bloom in my garden.

Positive sammy222 On Sep 6, 2005, sammy222 from Waynesburg, OH wrote:

I have had this plant for five years in full shade, in N.E Ohio, and it has grown beautifly.


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

Elk Grove, California
Orange Park, Florida
Machesney Park, Illinois
Bridgeton, New Jersey
Croton On Hudson, New York
Franklin, North Carolina
Belfield, North Dakota
Medora, North Dakota
Waynesburg, Ohio
Corryton, Tennessee
Lenoir City, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Mission, Texas
Lake Forest Park, Washington

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