Information About Sedums

Hardy and adaptable, sedum plants are available in a huge variety of colors, forms and sizes. Sedums are succulent plants and most thrive in bright sunlight and poor, well-drained soil. Growing sedum plants is easy and, as long as a few very simple needs are met, these drought-tolerant perennials require very little attention. Read on to learn about caring for sedum plants.

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Growing Potted Tree Stonecrop: Sedum Frutescens And Sedum Dendroideum Care

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

If you're looking for a low care succulent to bring inside for the winter and locate on the floor, consider choosing a Sedum tree.

Firestorm Sedum Care: Tips On Growing A Firestorm Sedum Plant

By Liz Baessler

Do you want to liven up your windowsill or garden border? Are you looking for low, mounding succulents that have a strong punch of bright color? Sedum ‘Firestorm’ is a variety bred specifically for its vibrant red margins. Click here to learn more about this plant.

Stringy Sedum Groundcover: Learn About Stringy Stonecrop In Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Stringy stonecrop sedum is a low-growing, matting or trailing perennial with small, fleshy leaves. In mild climates, stringy stonecrop stays green year-round. Stingy stonecrop is suitable for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 4 through 9. Click here to learn more.

Coppertone Stonecrop Info: Caring For A Coppertone Succulent Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Coppertone sedum plants have outstanding color and form plus amazingly forgiving cultivation requirements. USDA zones 10-11 are suitable for growing Coppertone succulents, but they make excellent houseplants too. Click here for more Coppertone stonecrop info.

Dragon’s Blood Stonecrop: How To Grow Dragon’s Blood Sedum Plants

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Dragon's Blood stonecrop is an exciting and attractive ground cover, spreading quickly in the sunny landscape and growing happily in many areas of the U.S. Its leaves fill in during the summer to become a deep burgundy by autumn. Learn more about this plant here.

Caring For Jelly Bean Plants: How To Grow A Sedum Jelly Bean Plant

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Succulent growers love the sedum jelly bean plant. It is sometimes called pork-n-beans. Others refer to it as Christmas cheer. Whatever you call it, jelly bean sedums make for an unusual plant in an arrangement or in a pot by itself. Learn more about it here.

Creeping Sedum Info: Learn About Growing Sedum As A Groundcover

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you have a hot, dry, sunny location, groundcover sedum is a perfect match. Using sedum as a groundcover keeps other plant roots cool, conserves moisture, staves off erosion and establishes very rapidly. Click here for creeping sedum info.

Goldmoss Plant Info: Caring For Sedum Acre Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

You may know Sedum acre as mossy stonecrop, goldmoss or not at all, but this darling succulent should be something you include in your landscape scheme. The versatile plant fits perfectly into a rock garden and thrives in poor soils. Learn more here.

Learn About Vera Jameson Plants: How To Grow A Vera Jameson Plant

By Mary Ellen Ellis

A member of the stonecrop group of plants, the Vera Jameson stonecrop is a striking plant with burgundy stems and dusty pink autumn flowers. This plant adds a unique color to beds and is easy to grow. Click this article to learn more about growing this spectacular sedum.

What Is Sedum ‘Purple Emperor’ – Tips For Purple Emperor Care In Gardens

By Liz Baessler

The Purple Emperor sedum is a tough but beautiful perennial plant that produces stunning, deep purple leaves and bunches of tiny, light pink flowers. It's a great choice for cut flowers and garden borders alike. Learn how to grow Purple Emperor in this article.

Meteor Stonecrop Care: Tips For Growing Meteor Sedums In The Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

An herbaceous perennial with fleshy, grayish-green foliage and long-lasting, star-shaped flowers, Meteor sedum plants look great in containers, beds, borders, mass plantings, or rock gardens. Interested in learning how to grow Meteor stonecrop? Click here for helpful tips!

Sedum ‘Frosty Morn’ Plants: Growing Frosty Morn Sedums In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

One of the most startling sedum plants available is Frosty Morn. The plant is a succulent with vividly detailed cream markings on the leaves and spectacular flowers. Click this article for some tips on how to grow sedum "Frosty Morn" plants in the garden.

Sedum ‘Touchdown Flame’ Info – Tips For Growing A Touchdown Flame Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Sedum 'Touchdown Flame' is an extraordinary plant with interest from those first small leaves well into winter with the naturally dried flower heads. The plant was introduced in 2013 and has become a gardener's favorite ever since. Learn more in this article.

Autumn Joy Sedum Variety – Learn How To Grow Autumn Joy Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The Autumn Joy sedum variety has numerous seasons of appeal. This is an easy plant to grow and divide. Growing Autumn Joy sedums will enhance the garden while bestowing you with plenty more of these amazing plants over time. Learn more here.

Angelina Sedum Plants: How To Care For Sedum ‘Angelina’ Cultivars

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Are you looking for a low maintenance groundcover for a sandy bed or rocky slope? Sedum "Angelina" cultivars are excellent succulents for sites like these. Click this article for tips on growing Angelina stonecrop in the garden.

Dividing Sedum Plants: How To Divide A Sedum Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Dividing sedum plants is a simple and quick method of doubling your investment. Sedum division is an easy process and requires little expertise, but a few tips and tricks can help increase the chances of success. This article can help with that.

Sedum Plant Pruning: Tips On Cutting Back Sedum Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you require a very tidy appearance, sedum plant pruning can control errant growth and enforce thicker plants in some cases. It can't hurt the plant but knowing when to prune sedum plants can help preserve the starry flowers. Learn more here.

English Stonecrop Care: Tips For Growing English Stonecrop

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

English stonecrop plants are common nursery plants and make excellent fillers in containers and beds. There are very few tricks on how to grow English stonecrop sedum and the information in this article will help.

Turquoise Tails Blue Sedum Info: Tips On Growing Turquoise Tails Sedum

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Growing turquoise tails sedum is one of the most trouble-free plants for ornamental landscaping. It is a proven winner in perennial beds, borders, containers, and rockeries. Click this article to learn more.

Help, My Sedums Are Too Heavy: Tips For Supporting And Pruning Sedum

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The larger sedum varieties, such as Autumn Joy, produce huge flower heads. By the end of the season, you may find sedums falling over from the weight. Learn how to fix that in this article.

Planting Sedums – How To Grow Sedum

By Heather Rhoades

There are few plants more forgiving of sun and bad soil than sedum plants. Growing sedum plants is easy, so easy that even the most novice gardener can excel at it. Learn more in the article that follows.

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