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 spathulifolium
Spoonshaped, 1/2–1-in. blue-green leaves tinged with reddish purple are packed into rosettes on short, trailing stems. Light yellow flowers bloom in spring and summer. Use it as ground cover (set plants 1– 1/2 ft. apart), in rock garden. Very drought tolerant.
This variety has deep purple foliage.
From China. Loose, spikelike clusters of 1 1/2 to 2-in. white flowers open from a profusion of buds re...
Has pink buds; flowersopen pink-flushed white, age toplain white. Various plants aresold under this na...
Has pink buds openingto very fragrant white blossomsto 5 in. across, with40–50 segments. Blooms latera...