Scientific name: Sedum clavatum
Common name: Sedum clavatum
There are round, blueish-green leaves that form a beautiful rosette. It can be used as a ground cover or in a hanging basket.
Quick Look at Sedum clavatum
- Full sun to partial shade
- Typical water needs for a succulent
- Grows up to 6″ (15 cm) tall
Grows up to 8″ (20 cm) wide
- Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1 ° C)
- Not cold hardy
- Propagates from leaves, cuttings, or seeds
- Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
- Summer Dormant
General Care for Sedum clavatum
The sedum clavatum is a evergreen plant. As it spreads and trails, it works well in hanging baskets. There are small white flowers that bloom in the summer.
When the leaves are stressed, the tips turn to light pink. It is best to grow it outdoors. If grown inside, it will lose its color.
The watering needs for a succulent are typical.
Where to Plant
An area that gets at least 6 hours of sun per day is a good place to plant your sedum. It does well in hanging baskets and rock gardens.
The sedum clavatum grows in cooler months. It’s best to fertilize during the Spring and Fall.
How to Propagate Sedum clavatum
It’s very easy to grow Sedum clavatum from leaves.
If you choose a healthy leaf, you can easily spread the leaves. Remove it from the main plant by twisting the leaf. If you take a bit of the stem with the leaf, you should not leave any of the leaf on it.
Allow the leaf to be calloused for several days, and then lay on the soil. Water when the soil has dried. After roots and a leaf have appeared, plant the new growth.
A sharp, sterile knife or pair of scissors is needed to cut a Sedum clavatum. Allow the stem to be cut away from the cluster for a few days before planting in well-draining soil.
In the fall, sow in a well-draining soil. If you live in an area above 9a, you can grow seeds outdoors. If you live in a cooler area, you can sow indoors under a grow light.