Stonecrop key facts
Name – Sedum spectabile
Family – Crassulaceae
Type – perennial, succulent
Height – 1 ½ feet (50 cm)
Exposure – full sun or part shade
Soil – ordinary
Flowering – August to October
Planting stonecrop, Sedum spectabile
Indifferently from spring to fall.
Propagation is through crown division in spring.
Pruning stonecrop, Sedum spectabile
Cut back in spring to trigger the next season’s blooming.
Comments about stonecrop, Sedum spectabile
Stonecrop is one of the most common Sedum species and will feel right at home in any type of climate or soil.
This easy-to-care-for plant is well suited to both arid and moist soils.
It is perfect for growing along edges, walkways, and in flower beds or pots to decorate a terrace or a balcony.
Smart tip about stonecrop, Sedum spectabile
If you love butterflies, plant stonecrop because those insects are attracted to it!