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Sedum americanum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Sedum americanum Sedum, Stonecrop, Succulent,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Succulents & Cacti Spreading

Attractive small growing succulent with soft grey-green fleshy foliage and a cluster of white flowers appear on a tall stem during the warmer months. This plant is very hardy and adaptable, suited to rockery, garden edges, and container plantings. Great for adding colour to the garden.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Easy to grow, as long as the soil is well drained. If planting in a container use a succulent potting mix for best results. Suited to a gravel mulch.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High