Cacti and succulents, 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 telephium
To 2 ft. high, 1–2 ft. wide. Resembles S. spectabile but has gray-green, somewhat narrower leaves. Long-lasting floral display begins in late summer and fall; blossom clusters open purplish pink, age to brownish maroon. Plant dies to ground in winter.
From the Mediterranean and western Asia. To 2–3 ft. high and wide, with downy, heart-shaped, too...
Bears rose-pink flowers in fall.
From the Pyrenees. Forms wide, 8–12-in.-tall mats composed of 1–1 1/2-in., soft gray green...