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PlantFiles: Sierra Sedum
Sedum obtusatum

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: obtusatum (ob-tew-SAY-tum) (Info)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Groundcovers
Herbs

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral melody On Mar 7, 2005, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

This succulent little plant is found on rocky areas in moderate to high altitudes from southern OR, south through the Sierra Nevada range.

The pale yellow flowers bloom in June and July and grow in clusters from the reddish colored basal rosettes.



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