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Hi Everyone,
Please can someone help with this? I was given it by a friend, love it but have no idea how to care for it. Anyone know what it is?
Many Thanks

what is this called? (10/03/2013)

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  • Posted: Sun. 10th March 2013 14:05

Re: what is this called?

Reply from Valerie Munro

The common name for this plant is Burrow's tail or donkey-tail, but it's proper name is Sedum morganianum.

As it is a trailing plant it will grow well in a hanging basket. However, it is only frost tender so will need to be brought inside during the harsh winter weather - actually I would consider this to be more of a house plant.

In summer it should produce clusters of rose pink flowers

The worst thing that you can do to this plant is to over-water it. It will probably do best in fairly sandy soils, with minimal feeding.

I hope that this helps - good luck!

  • Posted: Sun. 10th March 2013 14:51

thank you

Reply from Sophia Malik

thank you, ive been slowly killing it... arghhh

  • Posted: Sun. 10th March 2013 18:02