Sedum spathulifolium
Broad-leafed Stonecrop

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Butterfly FriendlyFull SunDeer ResistantBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION
Broad-leafed Stonecrop
Sedum spathulifolium

Fat, broad leaves form little grey rosettes along prostrate stems with each silver gray leaf tipped in brilliant red. In April, tiny star shaped flowers shoot up above the foliage attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to its yellow blooms. Easy to grow, this groundcover is perfect for a rock garden or a dry slope.

BENEFITS
Superb massed to form a brilliant groundcover
Easy to grow and perfect for planting in waves
Butterfly larvae feed on the leaves
Performs well in rocky, drought-prone soils
Butterflies flock to its nectar rich flowers!
Looks great in container gardens
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Rocky outcroppings and dry areas from Alaska south into California

Interesting Facts

This sedum is edible. You can eat it raw or used as a unique addition to soups or stir-fry.

GROWING TIPS

Easy to grow in almost any garden soil in full sun. Drought tolerant once established.

Mature Size: 4-6in. Wide x 10-12in. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

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