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Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum’ (Stonecrop)

Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum’ Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Sunny Border Nurseries


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum’ SEE-dum kam-SHAT-tih-kum Common Name: Stonecrop Genus: Sedum
This variety is more compact than the species, and its leaves are variegated with creamy margins. In late spring to summer, its star-shaped yellow flowers open from pink buds and mature to crimson. It grows to just 4 inches tall and 12 inches wide.
Noteworthy characteristics: Compact plant with variegated foliage.
Care: Provide moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.
Propagation: Take stem cuttings or root leaves in early summer; divide in spring.
Problems: Mealybugs, scale, slugs, snails.
Height Less than 6 in.
Spread 6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Attracts Butterflies; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage; Showy Seed Heads
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Spring; Summer
Foliage Color Variegated Foliage
Flower Color Red Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers
Style Cottage Garden, Rock Garden, Xeric Bed
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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