What looks good planted with sedum?
Plants that go well with sedum are sun loving annuals, perennials and shrubs that prefer well drained soil. Some of our favorite plants to grow with sedum are hens and chicks, yarrow, daylilies, dianthus, coneflowers, boxwood and arborvitae.
Where should I plant sedum in garden?
When & Where to Plant Sedum Light: Sedum (or ‘stone crop flower’) do best in full to part sun. While taller hybrids need full sun to flower their best, creeping types will grow fine in part shade. Soil: Sedums like a very well-drained soil with a neutral to slightly alkaline pH.
Do sedum plants spread?
About Sedum Low–growing sedum spreads along the ground, reaching only a few inches (or less) in height. This makes them perfect for use as a ground cover along paths, in rock gardens, or cascading down a stone wall. Upright sedum tends to form tall, upright clumps that produce a tight mass of tiny reddish-pink flowers.
Will sedum choke out other plants?
Once established, ground covers control soil erosion and form an attractive foliage blanket across your yard. These low-lying plants do not choke out other species, but they can hinder their growth with proper maintenance, especially during establishment.
Can you walk on creeping sedum?
Sedum. Sedum is tough enough to stand up to foot traffic and very easy to care for. Sedum grows in many different varieties. The best types for groundcovers are the shorter strains.
Do Sedum plants spread?
Are sedums invasive?
Although sedums are rapid spreaders, they are not invasive. Because they are shallow rooted, they can be easily lifted and moved. And they will overwinter in most planters—provided there is ample drainage—and emerge from dormancy in early to midspring.
Is sedum a perennial or annual?
Sedum is a perennial plant with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped flowers.
What does Sedum look like in the summer?
Star-shape yellow flowers appear in the summer. This plant likes to drape over stone walls and makes the perfect addition to a succulent container garden or hanging basket. Add an extra dose of color to your rock garden or borders with ‘Tricolor’ sedum. Each green leaf is edged in pink and white.
How big does a matrona plant get?
28-30″ tall x 15-18″ wide. ‘Matrona’ is a really tall, sultry garden beauty with attractive blue-green foliage. Blooming in late summer, the pale pink flowers are a knockout, clustered at the tips of the burgundy-red stems.
What does Frosty Morn Sedum look like?
A showy variegated sedum variety, ‘Frosty Morn’ has tall stems and large, spoon-shape leaves. Its sage green foliage with white borders makes this plant a must-try, eye-catching addition to borders or containers. It blooms in late summer to early fall with clusters of beautiful pink and white flowers.
What does Sedum kamtschaticum look like?
Despite its long name, Sedum kamtschaticum from Siberia is a plant well worth knowing. It’s a beautiful groundcover that has deep green leaves and golden-yellow flowers in late summer. This plant needs as much sun as you can give it. Brighter light intensities bring out deeper colors in the leaves and promote better flowering.