Sedum Rubrotinctum Aurora - Plant
Description for Sedum Rubrotinctum Aurora
The jelly bean plant, also called pork and beans, is an interesting succulent plant that displays jelly beanlike leaves. In the summertime its leaves change from green to bright red, and it bears yellow flowers in the springtime.
Grows up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall and spreads up to 36 inches (90 cm) wide producing yellowish white flowers in the summer standing above the pink and cream flushed foliage.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Pink Jelly Bean, Pink Stonecrop||Pink||May||Up to 6 inches||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
This colorful succulent does best in hot, sunny apartment balcony gardens and will look best as a ground cover in plant containers underneath tall plants with a small footprint, such as a jade plant pruned to look like a tree. The jelly bean plant will also look stunning in a short, squat container set on a table or in a hanging window frame-like plant container.
|Full Sun in mild summer, paert shade in hot climates||Well-drained soil||Medium||26 degrees F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Sedum Rubrotinctum Aurora
- Water the jelly bean plant more in the spring and summer, but still let it dry out in between waterings. Plant Sedum rubrotinctum in well-draining potting soil and never let it sit in water.
- For taller Sedum varieties, you can break off one of the stems and push it into the ground where you would like to grow it. The stem will root very easily and anew plant will be established in a season or two.
Typical uses of Sedum Rubrotinctum Aurora
Special features: While the plant is small, water around the root zone, about 3 to 4 in. from the plant. To protect the plant, it may help to put snail or slug bait around the ste
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Very nice stonecrop for tucking into pots or for the indoor succulent collection.
Medicinal use: NA
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