Scientific Name : Sedum tetractinum
Common Name : Stonecrop
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Colorful/Attractive Foliage
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 11 - 14" (28 - 36cm)
Height : 3 - 4" (8 - 10cm)
Width : 12 - 24" (30 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This sedum has round, flat, greenish foliage that turns reddish-bronze in Autumn.
Excels as a groundcover and in hanging baskets.
Idea & Tips : One of the most heat and drought tolerant plants.
Grower Information : Mounded, spreading groundcover has small, yellow flowers and smooth, green foliage that turns red in Fall.
Daylength : Long days are required for flowering.
Propagation Information : Reduce and then eliminate mist as soon as possible. Allow media to dry as rooted cuttings develop.
: Plant Maturity:
Cold treatment is not required.
Plant Growth Regulators : B-Nine (2,500-3,500 ppm) tank mix with Cycocel (750-1,000ppm) will help control growth. Florel (300-500 ppm) to increase branching (delay flowering). Bonzi and Sumagic are also effective.