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‘Angelina’ sedum

Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'

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This vigorous, mat-forming, evergreen species has electric golden-yellow foliage that holds its color through the heat of summer. The foliage tips sometimes develop an orangey hue. In early summer, ‘Angelina’ has terminal clusters of star-shaped, vibrant yellow flowers. The drooping buds face upward when they open and the plant can grow to 6 inches tall and 12 inches wide. It is superlative as a groundcover, spilling over rock walls, and in containers. It also makes an excellent accent for plants with dark foliage.

CareProvide well-drained, gravelly soil in full sun. It can also take a bit of shade. Give this freely spreading plant room to grow.

PropagationTake softwood cuttings or root leaves in early summer. Divide in spring.

ProblemsMealybugs, scale, slugs, and snails.

  • Genus : Sedum
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Foliage Color : Chartreuse, Gold/Yellow Foliage
  • Uses : Containers, Dry areas, Ground Covers, Pathways, Rock garden, Sun
  • Tolerance : Drought Tolerant, Frost Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium, Well-drained soil
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Summer
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Plant Height : Under 6 inches
  • Flower Color : Yellow
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