A picture of a White Stonecrop

White Stonecrop

Sedum album

Also known as

Thick-Leaved Stonecrop, Worm Grass

Sedum album - JBM by Montrealais (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

3cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of White Stonecrop

A close up of some white Sedum album flowers and green succulent leaves
A close up of some white Sedum album flowers
A close up of some white Sedum album flowers
A close up of a Sedum album plant with green leaves and white flowers

White Stonecrop Overview

Sedum album is an evergreen perennial with a mat-forming habit. In late spring to early summer it produces large heads of white, star-shaped flowers. Leaves are small, succulent and coloured green, developing red colouration in strong sunlight.

Common problems with White Stonecrop

It can also suffer from crown & foot/root rot.

How to harvest White Stonecrop

Generally not harvested

How to propagate White Stonecrop

Cuttings

Softwood

Division

Seed

Or you can grow from seed sown in autumn or spring.

Special features of White Stonecrop

Drought resistant

Ground cover

Attracts useful insects

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of White Stonecrop

Walls, rock garden.

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