Do Sedums like sun or shade?

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.

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Besides, are there different colors of sedum?

Sedums are perennials known for their distinctive, colorful, fleshy foliage in shades from pink, rose, purple, burgundy, to blue, green, chartreuse and in stunning combinations. Sedums come in a multitude of fascinating shapes, colors, and sizes – from upright varieties to groundcovers.

Keeping this in view, how many varieties of sedum are there? Part of the Crassulaceae family, known for plants with fleshy, succulent leaves, the Sedum genus comprises 400–500 species known as sedums, or stonecrops, many of which have been widely adopted as garden plants.

One may also ask, what is blue sedum?

Plant Details

A shorter, yet upright Stonecrop. Sedum Blue Pearl was developed by plant breeder, Chris Hansen. Stonecrop provides beautiful low-care summer and fall color. Sedum store water in their thick succulent leaves which enables them to be extremely drought tolerant.

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.

Will sedum choke out weeds?

The Dragon’s blood sedum or Schorbuser Blut is considered the most versatile and toughest ground cover that can choke out weeds. Similar to creeping jenny, this type of ground cover also has stems that easily root, so it’s fast to proliferate. A dragon blood sedum is an all year-round charmer.

Is sedum annual or perennial?

Sedum is a perennial plant with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped flowers.

Does sedum come back every year?

Sedum plants have succulent leaves that range from tiny needles to larger and fleshy, from gray to green to purple to blue, and even variegated! Butterflies & bees love them. And best yet, they are perennials so they come back year after year.

Does sedum grow in winter?

Sedum look great when they are emerging with fresh strong green waxy foliage, beautiful just as the buds are emerging, and when fully in flower. I leave the seed heads on over winter, they look great in the Autumn and also when dusted with frost. … Sedums will grow in partial shade, but not full shade.

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