Stonecrop ‘Ogon’ (Sedum makinoi)
- Plant Feed. Not necessary.
- Watering. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings.
- Soil. Light, well-drained soil.
- Basic Care Summary. Tolerates poor soil, heat, and drought. Does best in light, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. Protect from excessive winter moisture.
Just so, do sedums like sun or shade?
Where to Plant Sedum. Sedum don’t require a lot of water and will develop their best colors if they get at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. They won’t grow well in heavy, mucky, or high clay soils.
Likewise, do sedums dieback in winter?
An herbaceous perennial which dies down in the winter and regrows the next spring. It has a height of 50cm (20in) and a spread of 60cm (24in). It is fully hardy in all areas of the UK withstanding temperatures down to -20°C. The main interest is from the flowers which are produced in August to October.
Can sedum be a houseplant?
See more about sedums in Stonecrops 101: A Field Guide to Planting, Care & Design. How to grow sedums indoors: … Sedum foliage color can range from silvery blue to deep green to burgundy. Sedums with blue, gray, and purple leaves belong outdoors; succulents with bright green leaves are likelier to thrive as houseplants.
Thriving in full sun and well drained soil that is dry, sedum is a perfect potted plant for decks, patios, and rooftop garden areas, Sedum has roots that are very shallow. It can be grown in any size or shaped pot as long as it has drainage holes.
Tall sedums do not spread but when grown in mass plantings are beautiful and tough ground covers. Perfect for filling a hillside or fleshing out the middle of a perennial border. Creeping sedums will spread slowly but surely and make a very low ground cover for sunny spots.
Although sedums are rapid spreaders, they are not invasive. Because they are shallow rooted, they can be easily lifted and moved. And they will overwinter in most planters—provided there is ample drainage—and emerge from dormancy in early to midspring.
Sedum. Sedum is tough enough to stand up to foot traffic and very easy to care for. … Sedum grows in many different varieties. The best types for groundcovers are the shorter strains.
While being mildly toxic if ingested, stems and leaves may be eaten raw when very young and tender.
We recommend that you water your sedums about once a week during the spring through fall. During the winter, cut back on watering your plants. Once every three to four weeks should be sufficient—you only want to water them enough to keep their leaves from drying out and puckering.
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.
Although sedum is not poisonous to dogs, cats, and other animals, some varieties of succulents are toxic to animals. … If your veterinarian is not familiar with houseplants that are toxic, then contact poison control.
After all they’re known for loving sunlight and not the opposite, however there are still species of succulents that do well in snow weather. Sempervivum, Hardy Sedum and Hardy Opuntia are three of the most cold hardy genus that can survive freezing winter up to -30F.