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Sedum ‘Ruby Glow’

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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.

CareAdaptable to a variety of conditions, it prefers moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun.

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

ProblemsMealy bugs, scale insects, slugs, snails.

  • Genus : Sedum
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time : Late Summer, Summer
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Characteristics : Showy Seed Heads
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest

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