Sedum Confusum - Plant
This sedum is a sprawling ground cover which forms a foliage mat 4-10" tall spreading by trailing stems to 15" or more. Features succulent, shiny, bright green leaves (to 1.5" long) which typically form rosettes at the ends of stems rising to 10" tall. Clusters of yellow, star-like flowers appear in summer.
Common name: lesser Mexican stonecrop
Bloom time: April
Height: 0.25 to 0.75 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Plant sedum seeds in early spring in well-drained, average to rich soil in full sun. Space the plants between 6 inches and 2 feet apart, depending on the type. Low-growing and vigorous species will tolerate partial shade.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Fertilizer: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Once established, sedums require little care.
- Check your plants regularly to make sure they are not dry and water when needed.
Ground cover. Borders. Rock gardens. Hanging baskets. May be difficult to find in commerce.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems. Not reliably winter hardy in the St. Louis area.