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Stonecrop

Hylotelephium spp.

Also known as

Sedum

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Stonecrop Overview

This genus comprises succulent perennials with flat umbels of small star-shaped flowers in summer to autumn. They are native to Asia, Europe and North America. Commonly known as Stonecrop or Sedum (although they are in a separate genus from true Sedums), they are popular garden plants, grown for their clumps of drought-tolerant, fleshy leaves and flat umbels of tiny star-shaped flowers in late summer and autumn. Hylotelephium are best grown in full sun or light shade. They are a good source of late-season nectar for bees. All parts of the plant may cause skin irritation and are toxic if ingested.

Common problems with Stonecrop

How to propagate Stonecrop

Cuttings

Division

Seed

Special features of Stonecrop

Attractive leaves

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

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