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Unknown Succulent

Thursday, 21 Oct 10 14°C / 58°F

As the growing year draws to a close here, I think it’s finally time to get a sense of what this lovely little succulent is that I collected from between the flagstones of a friend’s garden. It was growing in full sun under drought conditions, and has flourished in similar circumstances throughout the summer in a tiny pot. It tops out at just under 2" and spreads in this very dense growth.

Does anyone have any idea what this might be? I have seen it in other places around town, so I suspect it is fairly common.


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Unknown succulent

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  • flowerweaver

    flowerweaver wrote:

    Some kind of sedum?

    Posted on 21 Oct 10 (over 4 years ago)

  • greyslate

    greyslate wrote:

    Hmm, that seems sensible. Perhaps sedum sexangulare? http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/142251

    Posted on 21 Oct 10 (over 4 years ago)

  • emarieqt315

    emarieqt315 wrote:

    I believe it’s a Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’. (http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/72822/) The color of your sedum isn’t quite as yellow-green as the pictures in my link, but the foliage and dense growth habit match ‘Angelina’ very well.

    Posted on 22 Oct 10 (over 4 years ago)

  • greyslate

    greyslate wrote:

    Thanks for the thought! It would be fabulous if it was ‘Angelina’. I’m keeping my eye on it to see if I get some gorgeous color changes when the weather turns cool. Fingers crossed ….

    Posted on 23 Oct 10 (over 4 years ago)

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