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Sedum hispanicum var. minus ‘Purple Form’ (Spanish Stonecrop)

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Sedum hispanicum var. minus ‘Purple Form, Cliff Stonecrop, Spanish Stonecrop, Little Blue Spanish Stonecrop, Tiny Buttons, Evergreen Succulent, Evergreen Sedum
Sedum hispanicum var. minus ‘Purple Form, Cliff Stonecrop, Spanish Stonecrop, Little Blue Spanish Stonecrop, Tiny Buttons, Evergreen Succulent, Evergreen Sedum

Prized for its fine-textured foliage, Sedum hispanicum var. minus ‘Purple Form’ (Spanish Stonecrop) is a lovely spreading to cushion-forming, succulent perennial. Its dense blue-green foliage changes to a deep blue as the season progresses before taking on purple hues in winter. In late summer, clouds of pink, star-shaped flowers cover the foliage. Extremely easy-to-grow, Spanish Stonecrop is the perfect sedum to use along pathways, spilling over rocks or as a small-scale groundcover. It is also wonderful in containers where the foliage and flowers can be enjoyed throughout the season.

  • Grows up to 2-4 in. tall (5-10 cm) and 10-12 in. wide (25-30 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in gravelly, dry to well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established.
  • Perfect for cottage gardens, rock gardens, containers, edging or as a groundcover.
  • No serious pest or disease issues. Keep an eye out for slugs, snails, vine weevil or root rot. Deer and rabbit resistant.
  • Low maintenance, this Sedum forgives neglect!
  • Propagate by division in spring or fall.
  • Sedum hispanicum var. minus is native to Spain.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Plant Type Cactus & Succulents, Perennials
Plant Family Crassulaceae
Genus Sedum
Common names Sedum, Stonecrop
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 2" - 4"
(5cm - 10cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 10" - 12"
(25cm - 30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Plant Type Cactus & Succulents, Perennials
Plant Family Crassulaceae
Genus Sedum
Common names Sedum, Stonecrop
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 2" - 4"
(5cm - 10cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 10" - 12"
(25cm - 30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage
How Many Plants
Do I Need?
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