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October Daphne

Sedum sieboldii

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This lovely mound-like species splays out from the center like a miniature fountain. It has half-inch rosy flowers in fall and blue-green leaves with matching rosy margins. Frosty temperatures bring out pink in the leaves. Sedum sieboldii grows to 4 inches tall and about twice as wide.

CareProvide moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun.

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

  • Genus : Sedum
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
  • Uses : Containers
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Fall
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage, Showy Seed Heads
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
  • Plant Height : Under 6 inches
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  1. eastedie33510 09/16/2017

    Makes a beautiful old fashioned looking potted plant, but be sure the pot drains well. Take indoors if temperature reaches below 40 degrees F

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