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 ground cover, 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