Sedum Sexangulare, also known as Tasteless Stonecrop, is a perennial succulent native to Europe. This variety offers green foliage with a spreading habit of 4-6" tall and 12-24" wide. Yellow star-shaped flowers bloom from June through August. Evergreen and perennial in zone 3-9, this versatile, hardy succulent tolerates deer, rabbits, drought, and pests while attracting butterflies and excelling in full sun with little water. Bring vibrant color and unique texture to borders, containers, and rock gardens, or use this low-maintenance plant as a groundcover.
Sedum Sexangulare Selling Tips
Sell Sedum Sexangulare to customers looking for a low-maintenance groundcover or evergreen succulent. This plant offers many benefits. It has a low, spreading habit and excels in full sun with little water, making it a perfect groundcover. Perennial and evergreen in zone 3-9, Tasteless Stonecrop brings color and texture to the garden year-round and is well-suited to rock gardens, containers, and dry landscape borders. Enjoy year-round foliage and yellow flowers in summer. Create a striking blend of color and texture by growing this plant alongside Coreopsis, Achillea, Sempervivum, Reed Grass, Heuchera, and Geranium.
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1. Space plants 12-20" apart in well-drained soil in full sun.
2. Water sparingly, only when the soil is dry.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Sedum Sexangulare, plant one rooted plug per 4-inch container or three to five per 10-inch container. Use well-drained succulent media with a pH of 5.8-6.2, EC of 0.6-0.9 mS/cm (2:1), temperatures of 74-79 daytime and 59-64 nighttime, and low feed (100-175 ppm N). Maintain light intensity at 5,000-9,000 fc and pinch once or twice. Don't use PGRs and watch for spider mites. This plant isn't prone to disease, but root rot can develop in overly wet conditions.
Yellow flowers bloom June through August.
Pinch once or twice as needed.
Space containers for adequate airflow and sunlight around the base and foliage of each plant.
This plant doesn't require PGRs.
You may see spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs.
This plant isn't prone to disease but root rot and botrytis can develop in overly wet conditions. Growing this plant dry will prevent disease and control growth. Always take preventative measures in your greenhouse.
1. Water at the base of each plant in the morning, allowing the soil to dry between waterings.
2. Provide good airflow in your greenhouse. We recommend using horizontal airflow fans.
3. Space containers to allow airflow and sunlight to reach the soil level of each plant.
Planting Sedum Sexangulare Liners
We recommend planting one rooted liner per 4-inch container or three to five per 10-inch container. Use well-drained soil and evenly space or center the ellepots in the containers.
Rooted Cuttings Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Sedum Sexangulare Quick Reference Guide
|4 Inch crop time||5-7 Weeks|
|10 Inch crop time||10-12 Weeks|
|Perennial Zone||Zones 3-9|