Spoon-leaved stonecrop , Broadleaf stonecrop, Broad-leaved stonecrop
S. spathulifolium – S. spathulifolium is a vigorous, mat-forming, evegreen perennial with fleshy, red-flushed stems bearing spoon-shaped, mid- to silvery green leaves, often flushed bronze and purple. Short, erect stems bear clusters of star-shaped, bright yellow flowers in summer.
Bright-yellow in Summer
Bronze-tinted, Silvery-grey, Mid-green, Flushed purple in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs , Scale insects , Vine weevil
Foot and root rot , Rust
Cut back after flowering.
Division, Seed, Softwood cuttings
Sedum spathulifolium (Spoon-leaved stonecrop ) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Garden edging, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Wildlife
Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained, preferably neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun. Will grow in sandy, hot and sunny places. Dislikes excessive winter wet.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy