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Sedum rupestris Blue Spruce

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Sedum rupestris Blue Spruce Stonecrop, Succulent,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Succulents & Cacti Dense, Mat Forming, Spreading

A small trailing succulent which will flow over the edges and hide sharp corners when planted in pots and baskets. Try mixed planting with others for a layered look, or as a soft statement by itself. Feathery blue leaves growing quickly in a mat.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Fire Retardant, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Blue
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High