Sedum rupestre Angelina easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some light shade. Also tolerates drought and heat. Thrives in sandy to gravelly soils of moderate to low fertility.
Common name(s): Stonecrop, Crooked Yellow Stonecrop
Flower colours: Green
Bloom time: June to August
Max reachable height: 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and 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.
You can also plant divisions or cuttings instead of seeds. Dig a hole so that the top of the root ball is level with the surface, then place the plant in the hole and fill it in.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Dry, Average, Well Draining
Water: Dry to medium
Temperature: 25 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Sedum Angelina
Once established, sedums require little care.
Check your plants regularly to make sure they are not dry and water when needed.
After flowering, cut back the plants to maintain their shape.
Remember to divide your plants in the spring or fall to control their spread. Throughout the summer, divisions and cuttings root readily.
Typical uses of Sedum Angelina
Special features: Excellent ground cover. Border fronts or rock gardens. Best massed or in groups. Site in areas where both the foliage and flowers may be appreciated.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The leaves are the main ornamental interest of this cultivar. In temper climate, the leaves usually turn reddish-orange in fall.