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Sedum nussbaumerianum (Stonecrop)

Sedum Adolphii, Coppertone Stonecrop, Nussbaumer's Sedum, Golden Sedum


Unique and eye-catching, award-winner Sedum nussbaumerianum (Coppertone Stonecrop) is a low growing, evergreen, perennial subshrub with attractive rosettes of thick pointed leaves, about 2 in. (5 cm) long at maturity. Yellow-green in partial shade, the leaves turn rosy-gold to bright coppery red in full sun. Round clusters of slightly scented white starry flowers with pink anthers appear in spring. A great choice for the rock or succulent garden or in a decorative container or hanging basket.

  • Recipient of the Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Easy to grow, this standout perennial forms a compact, trailing groundcover which grows up to 8 in. tall (20 cm) and 2-3 ft. wide (60-90 cm).
  • Excellent for rock gardens, succulent gardens or Mediterranean gardens. Perfect for containers where spectacular floral arrangements can be created.
  • Best grown in full sun, in dry, well-drained soils. Tolerates light shade, but best color is obtained in the sun. Irrigate little to occasionally.
  • Cut back stems and re-root when plants become too leggy.
  • Drought and heat tolerant once established.
  • Low maintenance, this Sedum forgives neglect!
  • Native to Mexico

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Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 10
Plant Type Cactus - Succulents, Perennials
Plant Family Sedum - Stonecrops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 8" – 9" (20cm – 22cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 24" – 36" (60cm – 90cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Mediterranean Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 11
Heat Zones 1 – 10
Plant Type Cactus - Succulents, Perennials
Plant Family Sedum - Stonecrops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 8" – 9" (20cm – 22cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 24" – 36" (60cm – 90cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Mediterranean Garden

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