Plant Number: 1.485.450  
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John Creech Stonecrop
Sedum spurium ‘John Creech’

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A very low mat-forming selection, especially useful in hot sunny sites. This Stonecrop has rounded deep-green leaves and small clusters of mauve-pink starry flowers in summer. Useful for massing as a lawn substitute over small to medium-sized areas, also between flagstones or in the rock garden. Plants will tolerate poor soil so long as drainage is good. Easily propagated by breaking off pieces and sticking them in the ground in mid spring. Tolerates occasional to light foot traffic. Mow or prune back in spring. Possibly evergreen in mild winter regions.


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
  Average
  Dry
  Moist

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  Light

Rate of Spread
  Medium
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink

Blooming Time
  Late Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Lawn Substitute
  Between Flagstones
  Attracts Butterflies
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Ground Cover
  Massed

Flower Head Size
  Small

Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches

Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches



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