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Sedum oreganum (Oregon stonecrop)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Sedum oreganum

Other names

Oregon stonecrop

Genus

Sedum Sedum

Species

S. oreganum - S. oreganum is a low-growing, evergreen perennial with fleshy rosettes of mid-green leaves, flushed reddish-purple in full sun. Clusters of star-shaped, bright yellow flowers bloom in summer.


Sedum oreganum is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Creeping, Mat Forming

Flower

Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Flushed purple, Green, Flushed red in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Crown rot , Foot and root rot Crown rot , Foot and root rot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Sedum oreganum (Oregon stonecrop) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Containers, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Sedum oreganum

Other names

Oregon stonecrop

Genus

Sedum Sedum

Species

S. oreganum - S. oreganum is a low-growing, evergreen perennial with fleshy rosettes of mid-green leaves, flushed reddish-purple in full sun. Clusters of star-shaped, bright yellow flowers bloom in summer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Creeping, Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Flushed purple, Green, Flushed red in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Specific diseases

Crown rot , Foot and root rot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Sedum oreganum (Oregon stonecrop) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Containers, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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