This genus contains about 400 species of succulent annuals, biennials, perennials, subshrubs and shrubs, which are carpet forming to upright. Lush whole leaves are produced and are tubular, lanceolate, egg-shaped or elliptical. The flowers are 5-petalled and appear in terminal sprays.
How to propagate Stonecrop
You can propagate the perennials, the sub-shrubs and shrubs by softwood cuttings of non-flowering shoots.
Division from spring to mid-summer.
Or you can grow from seed sown in autumn or spring.
Other uses of Stonecrop
Suitable for rock gardens and borders. Foliage attracts bees and butterflies. Suitable for coastal conditions.