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Sedum, Two-row Stonecrop 'Voodoo'

Sedum spurium

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: spurium (SPUR-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Voodoo


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Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


under 6 in. (15 cm)


9-12 in. (22-30 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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:


Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer


Grown for foliage



Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us


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


Tuskegee, Alabama

Clayton, California

Hayward, California

Richmond, California

Sacramento, California

Winsted, Connecticut

Chadwick, Illinois

Washington, Illinois

Wyanet, Illinois

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Saint James, Missouri

Greenfield, New Hampshire

Alamogordo, New Mexico

Bronx, New York

Valley Cottage, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Clyde, Ohio

Fort Jennings, Ohio

Hamilton, Ohio

Rogue River, Oregon

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Prosperity, South Carolina

Knoxville, Tennessee

Austin, Texas

Bellevue, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Moxee, Washington

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 15, 2011, angelinamax from Alamogordo, NM wrote:

This one grows really well in our scorching desert heat. It doesn't even seem to notice the 105+ degrees, even in full sun. It doubled in size in one season. Really well suited for hot "hell strips" that get only occasional water.


On Apr 28, 2010, RRTraveler from Rogue River, OR wrote:

I've had this sedum growing on the large front hill of our property for three years now. I first planted it as tiny little bare root plants that I got mail order. The first year they managed to grow a couple of inches before the colder weather set in and the snow began to fall. They were all but gone for the winter, but in the spring they started to come up and they have now reached sizes that are more than respectable considering how they started out. I probably have about 100 of them growing in an area about 15' x 10' and they are mixed in with yellow sedum. the plants are at least 10" x 10'' each and about 6-8 inches tall. They have survived very severe winter snow and come out perfectly. I'm very happy with these little plants. The deer love them too, so keep the area fenced.


On Nov 22, 2008, janecarol2 from Fort Jennings, OH wrote:

I love all kinds of sedums, including this one. I bought 2 Voodoo's this year. Planted one next to a sidewalk in part shade, the foliage is a little lighter on this one. The other, I planted in a terracotta pot and placed in full sun. They're both doing great, contrast well with sedums of diffrent colors and other heat loving plants.


On May 11, 2008, mbhoakct76 from Winsted, CT wrote:

makes a nice filler and groundcover, i have it in shade and it survives but would probley prefer more sun.


On Apr 14, 2005, BUFFY690 from Prosperity, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

I added this in last year and It is a fabulous little sedum, the leaf color is bright maroon in the spring when it first comes out, then goe to a more dark muted color. I have mine planted next to Lamb's Ear they seem to like each other's company and are a great contrast. I will get a pic when our weather is better.