Cacti and succulents, Ground covers, Perennials
Native to many parts of the world. Some are quite hardy to cold, others fairly tender; some are tiny and trailing, others much larger and upright. Fleshy leaves are evergreen (unless otherwise noted) but highly variable in size, shape, and color. Typically small, star-shaped flowers, sometimes brightly colored, are usually borne in fairly large clusters.Sedum album
Creeping plant grows to 2–6 in. high. Leaves to 1/2 in. long, light to medium green, sometimes red tinted.White or pinkish summer flowers. Plant 1– 1/2 ft. apart for ground cover. Roots from the smallest fragment; beware of planting it near choice, delicate rock garden plants.
From the Mediterranean and western Asia. To 2–3 ft. high and wide, with downy, heart-shaped, too...
Bears rose-pink flowers in fall.
Excellent ground cover, 6– 8 in. high, spreading slowly but widely. Pleasantly scented, dark gre...