Sedum Spurium Voodoo, Sedum Spurium Dragon
Description for Sedum Spurium Voodoo, Sedum Spurium Dragon's blood
It is a great plant to grow to attract honeybees and butterflies to the garden; it is resistant to rabbits and deer; looks good in a rock garden, at the front of borders, or in a container; helps to maintain soil structure; and is drought tolerant.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Caucasian stonecrop||Pink||August to September||0.25 to 0.50 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Sedum spurium prefers a hot, dry, sandy, poor soil. Does not tolerate excessive moisture so good drainage is essential; it may be necessary to grow on a slope.
In the spring, place the seeds in a compost containing container, wrap in a plastic bag and refrigerate for three weeks. Next, plant the container into the ground in a shady location beneath glass. Transplant seedlings to their final location as they emerge.
|Full sun||well-drained soil||Dry to medium||15 C - 30 C||well-drained soil|
Caring for Sedum Spurium Voodoo
- May overtake alpine plantings, so cut back to stop it smothering other plants.
- Cut back to ground level in the autumn.
- Susceptible to fungal disease if over watered. Can attract slugs, snails, and scale insects.
Typical uses of Sedum Spurium Voodoo
Special features: Rock garden or small area ground cover. Border fronts. Stone wall pockets. Sunny banks or slopes. Edging. Along walks and foundations. Containers. Best when planted in groups or massed as a ground cover.