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Sedum × rubrotinctum, photo courtesy of Linda Lamb Peters
Sedum × rubrotinctum, photo courtesy of Linda Lamb Peters

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Sedum × rubrotinctum

Pork and Beans
Crassulaceae
Cacti and succulents, Perennials

SEDUM

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 × rubrotinctum

Thought to benative to Mexico. Sometimessold as S. guatemalense. Sprawling,leaning, 6–8-in. stems areset with 3/4-in. leaves that looklike jelly beans; they are greenwith reddish brown tips, oftenentirely bronze-red in sun.Detach easily and root readily.Yellow spring flowers. Growin rock garden, in pots, or assmall-space groundcover (setplants 8–10 in. apart). Leavesof ‘Aurora’ are bright pink.

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