Sedum spurium
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Sedum spurium

two-row stonecrop

  family crassulaceae 
  genus sedum 

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Genus  Sedum Species  spurium Variety  Cultivar  Common names  two-row stonecrop Family  CRASSULACEAE Specimen number  S11589 Data source  HtZn p168;Frgnt p199;Xeri p283
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Succulent Overall height  6" Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Dry Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 03a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 08-03 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Sedum spurium has flowers that are mildly new mown hay-like. Two-row stonecrop can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -40� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. It needs soil that is dry.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  hay-like scent Fragrance parts  Flowers Fragrance intensity  Mild Fragrance category  New-mown hay Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Division Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Propagation of Sedum spurium can be achieved by division.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Sedum spurium is a perennial. Leaves: Two-row stonecrop has thick fleshy leaves. Flowers: This plant has tiny star shaped flowers. Blossoms in such colors as red, pink, peach and white are common.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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