What Are Sedum?
Sedum is a large genus of the Crassulaceae family consisting of about 400 species. They are commonly known as stonecrop.
Sedums are mostly sun- to light-shade-loving, drought-tolerant plants. They originate from many parts of the northern hemisphere. They are very showy plants with an array of color and texture.
How to Grow Beautiful Sedum
Plant on small mounds to ensure good drainage
Containers need to have holes in the bottom for good drainage
Trim sedums to stay full – scissors or pinch with fingers
Full sun to part shade
Watering instructions: when it is hot and dry – give them a huge drink and don’t water again until they dry out.
Where Sedum Grow Best
- Around ponds
- In living wreaths
- Rock gardens/walls
- Green roofs/Living roofs
- As companion plants
- As water saving alternatives