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Sedum morganianum

Burro's tail

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  • Sedum morganianum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Sedum morganianum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsMay
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourRed-pink shades
  • Leaf ColourGreenish blue

Description

Sedum morganianum (Burro's tail). This is a branching evergreen perennial, which has a compact, upright habit, and will become weeping as the stems lengthen. The leaves are bluish green and interlocking, and have a lanceolate form. The flowers are produced in clusters of long pinkish red, star-shaped flowers that bloom in mid summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Donkey's tail, Stonecrop

Origin

Mexico

Interest and use

Suitable for rock gardens and borders. Foliage attracts bees and butterflies. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will range from frost tender to fully frost hardy. They prefer to grow in fertile, porous soil, but can grow in most soil types.

Propagation

They will need full sun, and you can propagate from seed, division or cuttings.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails outdoors, under glass aphids, scale insects, mealy bugs and vine weevil.

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