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Sedum is part of the Sedum genus and its scientific name is Sedum.

It is a flower / succulent that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Normally reaching to a mature height of 1.24 feet (38.0 cm).

This plant is a great attractor for butterflies and bees, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Sedum is a great choice.

Popular varieties of Sedum with home gardeners are Autumn Joy, Purple Emperor, Angelina, Vera Jameson and Matrona.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sedum have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sedum

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Pinch back in June or July to increase flowering and reduce height.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Zone 3 to 9 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Keep in mind when planting that Sedum is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions.

See our list of companion Plants for Sedum to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Sedum from seed

Transplanting Sedum

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sedum is a very hardy plant.

How long does Sedum take to grow?

These estimates for how long Sedum takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.

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Other names for Sedum

Stonecrop, Showy stonecrop, Sedum

Misspellings: Seedum

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