Stonecrop

Sedum ‘Ruby Glow’

Photo/Illustration: 
Chris Curless
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Stonecrop (Sedum ‘Ruby Glow’)
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Genus:  Sedum
In summer to late summer, this low-growing Sedum has rosy-red flowers atop small, fleshy blue-green leaves with ruddy highlights. Plants grow 8-12 inches tall and 18 inches wide.
Care:  Adaptable to a variety of conditions, it prefers moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun.
Propagation:  Take stem cuttings or root leaves in early summer. Start seed in fall. Divide in spring.
Problems:  Mealy bugs, scale insects, slugs, snails.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
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 Seed Heads
Bloom Time
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Cut Flower,
Dried Flower
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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