Scientific name: Sedum dasyphyllum
Common name: Corsican Stonecrop
The blue-green leaves of the small frost tolerant Sedum are fat. As it grows, it creates a ground cover. It has white flowers, and the leaves blush pink in the Summer.
Quick Look at Sedum dasyphyllum
- Full sun to partial shade
- Typical water needs for a succulent
- Plant grows up to 5″ (12.7 cm) tall
Plant grows up to 5″ (12.7 cm) tall
- Zone 7a (Minimum 0° F | -17.8° C)
- Not cold hardy
- Propagation by stem cuttings
- Generally non-toxic
- Summer Dormant
General Care for Sedum dasyphyllum “Corsican Stonecrop”
The Corsican Stonecrop is a great addition to a xeriscaped garden. As it grows, it creates ground cover. It thrives in many areas, including full sun or partial shade.
The watering needs for a succulent are typical. The “soak and dry” method will allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.
Where to Plant
“Corsican Stonecrop” is frost tolerant, but not cold hardy. If you live in a cold area, it’s best to plant this plant in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in both full and partial sun.
You can plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, place a room that gets a lot of sunlight near a southern-facing window.
How to Propagate Sedum dasyphyllum “Corsican Stonecrop”
Stems can be used to grow Sedum dasyphyllum. You can either take a cutting manually or allow it to spread on its own. As it grows, it spreads out and its roots are on the soil.
Use a sterile knife or pair of scissors to grow “Corsican Stonecrop” from cuttings. Allow the main plant’s stem to callous for several days before placing it on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out.