Tiny Buttons Sedum, Little Blue Spanish Stonecrop
Sedum hispanicum var. minus 'Blue Carpet'

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: hispanicum var. minus
Cultivar: Blue Carpet
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Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

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 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

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Clayton, California

Corona, California

Fairfield, California

Richmond, California

San Leandro, California

Tracy, California

Greenville, Indiana

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan

Elba, New York

Salem, Oregon

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Summerville, South Carolina

Knoxville, Tennessee

Richmond, Texas

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 27, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

beautiful sedum but I made the mistake of pairing it with other plantings and it has just about gotten swallowed.

Positive

On Jan 28, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

'Purple Form' is an adorable little Sedum that forms tight mounds. It gets a purple tint to it in the winter. One of my very favorite Sedums. I got mine as a Stepable that can be walked on 1-2 times a week.