Sedum spurium 'Tricolor' (Caucasian Stonecrop)
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Sedum spurium 'Tricolor' (Caucasian Stonecrop)

Caucasian Stonecrop 'Tricolor', Two Row Stonecrop 'Tricolor', Tricolor Stonecrop, Sedum spurium 'Variegatum', Phedimus spurius 'Tricolor'


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.

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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 Sedum - Stonecrops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3" – 6" (7cm – 15cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 18" (30cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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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 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 Sedum - Stonecrops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3" – 6" (7cm – 15cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 18" (30cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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