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Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ (Caucasian Stonecrop)

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Aptly named, Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ (Caucasian Stonecrop) is a creeping, mat-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with small, fleshy, variegated leaves, green in the center with white margins tinged with pink. The foliage remains attractive throughout the growing season. Sitting atop short stems, clusters of small, pale pink, starry flowers appear in summer. Easy to maintain and drought tolerant, ‘Tricolor’ can withstand poor, dry soil conditions. Wonderful as a ground cover, in the rock garden, along walkways or cascading over stone walls. Evergreen in warm winter climates.

  • Grows up to 3-6 in. tall (7-15 cm) and 12-18 in. wide (30-45 cm).
  • Best grown in full sun, in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Tolerates some light shade.
  • Perfect for rock gardens, containers, as a groundcover or edging plant.
  • No serious pest or disease issues. Keep an eye out for slugs, snails and vine weevil. Deer and rabbit resistant.
  • Low maintenance, this Sedum forgives neglect!
  • Propagate by division or from leaf cuttings.
  • Sedum spurium species is native to the Caucusus.

Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Cactus & Succulents, Perennials
Plant Family Crassulaceae
Genus Sedum
Common names Sedum, Stonecrop
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3" - 6"
(8cm - 15cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 12" - 18"
(30cm - 50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Gravel and Rock Garden
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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Cactus & Succulents, Perennials
Plant Family Crassulaceae
Genus Sedum
Common names Sedum, Stonecrop
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3" - 6"
(8cm - 15cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 12" - 18"
(30cm - 50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Deer, Rabbit, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Gravel and Rock Garden
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Do I Need?
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