Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’, photo courtesy of Thomas J. Story
Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’, photo courtesy of Thomas J. Story

Click to Enlarge

Zone
Zones 2-24
Full SunPartial Sun
Full, Partial
Regular WaterMinimal Water
Moderate, Minimal

Sedum rupestre

STONECROP
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 rupestre

Native to Europe.Spreading, creeping plant growsto 16 in. high, 1 ft. wide. Narrow,light blue-gray leaves to1 in. long, closely set on stems;yellow summer flowers. Spreadsfreely; set plants 9–12 in. apartfor groundcover. ‘Angelina’ is agolden-leafed form; ‘BlueSpruce’ has needlelike foliagereminiscent of blue spruce.

You Might Also Like...

Peanut

The peanut originated in South America and bears best where summers are long and warm. It is tender to...

Anchusa azurea

Native to the Mediterranean region. An open, spreading plant to 3–5 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide. Lea...

Linaria hybrids

Annuals. The Fantasy series produces compact plants to 1 ft. high and 6–8 in. wide, with very na...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More

Advertisement