Plant Number: 1.485.130  
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Tricolor Stonecrop
Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’

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The creeping selections of Stonecrop are excellent groundcover plants, particularly for hot, dry sites with poor soil. This variety forms a low carpet of small green leaves, dappled with pink and creamy-white. Clusters of soft-pink star flowers appear in summer. A fairly slow grower, this is inclined to revert, and any all-green shoots should be removed as they appear. Also a good choice for tubs and mixed containers. Easy to propagate; simply break pieces off in early summer and stick them in the ground. Deciduous; trim stems and dead flower heads back in early spring.


Zone 2 to Zone 9

Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type
  Normal
  Sandy
  Clay

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Dry

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  Light

Rate of Spread
  Medium
Flower Colour
  Light Pink

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Light Green
  Red
  Variegated
  White

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size
  Small

Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches

Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches



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