Stonecrop 'Chubby Fingers'

Sedum album

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: album (AL-bum) (Info)
Cultivar: Chubby Fingers


Alpines and Rock Gardens



Foliage Color:

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under 6 in. (15 cm)


3-6 in. (7-15 cm)


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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


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Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer


Grown for foliage


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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

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

, (2 reports)

Menifee, California

Pleasant Hill, California

La Luz, New Mexico

Coshocton, Ohio

Franklin, Ohio

Baker City, Oregon

New Freedom, Pennsylvania

Butler, Tennessee

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 10, 2006, Peter_Paul from Reston, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Best grown in full sun to keep it compact, starts to ramble and show bare areas if too much shade. Spreads steadily by itself, and easily multiplied by scattering chopped bits of plants about. Best in well-drained poor sandy soil. Potentially invasive, generally overruns other small Sedum and Sempervivum. Easily controlled by weeding back the edges of clumps. Great plant to quickly fill up a large area in a rockery, afterwards start replacing with more desirable plants, or use as a permanent evergreen cover for an area with small bulbs.
This info based on experience with this plant in Central Netherlands (Zone 8) and Western Ireland (Zone 9).


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

I love this little Sedum; just wish it grew a little faster. I have it planted by Sedum spurium 'Purple Carpet', and it makes a really nice contrast in color, size, and shape.


On Nov 14, 2004, esw from Haydenville, MA (Zone 5a) wrote:

It is settling in more slowly than the species (hasn't spread nearly as much.) I don't know if it would be a thug around some of the more particular/smaller rock garden plants as some of the sedums are. Overall very cute, chubby leaves, green with olive cast. Should be hardy in my zone; it is planted in a relatively exposed position in full sunon a South/West slope. Next spring will tell.