When & Where to Plant Sedum
Light: Sedum (or ‘stone crop flower’) do best in full to part sun. While taller hybrids need full sun to flower their best, creeping types will grow fine in part shade. Soil: Sedums like a very well-drained soil with a neutral to slightly alkaline pH.
Similarly, are sedum and stonecrop the same?
The stonecrop is a succulent sedum plant (Sedum spp.), ideal for arid areas of the garden. … They are in the genus Crassula, which embraces many of our favorite houseplant succulents, like Jade plants, as well as old garden favorites such as Echeveria.
Furthermore, what can I plant next to sedum?
Companion Plants for Sedum
- Asters and Chrysanthemums. Asters and chrysanthemums are hardy perennials that bloom in the fall. …
- Blue Fescue. The spiky, blue-gray foliage of blue fescue contrasts nicely with Autumn Joy’s soft green stems and leaves. …
- Dianthus. …
- Hostas. …
- Purple Coneflower.
What is golden sedum?
Sedum adolphi (golden sedum) is an incredibly versatile rangy color accent in succulent landscapes, borders and along pathways, or for spilling forth out of planters. Star-shaped white flowers add winsome contrast to the greenish-yellow leaf color, which sparkles golden orange in strong light.
The most popular tall sedum on the market is “Autumn Joy“, hybrid that resulted from the 1955 crossing of two species, Sedum spectabile and Sedum telephium. It grows to be about 24 inches tall, with large broccoli-like flowerheads that develop during the summer.
SunSparkler® Firecracker Sedum
Brilliant burgundy-red sedum clusters all season long with soft pink flowers in late summer. Perfect in shallow containers or tucked into rockery or a green wall, where it will gently cascade. Excellent groundcover or accent for borders and rock gardens. Evergreen in mild winter regions.