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Sedum spurium

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 spurium

Low-growing plant with trailing stems and dark green or bronze-tinted leaves just an inch or so long; spreads 2 ft. or wider. In summer, pink, purple, or white flowers appear in dense clusters at ends of 4–5-in. stems. For rock garden, pattern planting, ground cover.

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