Sedum × rubrotinctum
Pork and Beans
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 × 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.
Leafy, branching, erect stems to 1 ft. high and wide, closely packed with tiny green leaves in four ro...
Native mostly to Southern California. Broader, more leathery leaves than the species.
Variety of a species from Australia. Tough ground cover for banks, large areas with poor soil. Endures...