Purple Form Sedum (Sedum hispanicum minusis,Blue Carpet Stonecrop)
truly a delight to have in the garden
. What color! This Blue Carpet Stonecrop has tight blue-gray foliage that changes to deep blue and then lovely hues of purple when cold.
In late summer, Blue Carpet Sedum becomes completely covered with small pink star-shaped flowers that twinkle for weeks in your garden. This STEPABLE is excellent where drought conditions prevail. Try this plant on a dry path or around stones to show off its unique color. Sharp drainage is a must. Over watering will impair growth.
Size: #4 True
Spacing: Plant 8″ apart.
Height: 1″ to 4″ high.
How To Grow: Part to full sun (warmer climates will require more shade, cooler more sun)
Foot Traffic: Light
Hardy Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
Tips: Good drainage is a must for sedums (stonecrops) and over watering will impair growth.
Uses: A ground cover in and around Patios, Pathways, Ponds, Pools, Borders, Rock Gardens
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