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Sedum 'Mr. Goodbud' - Stonecrop

Perennials

Sedum 'Mr. Goodbud'

Stonecrop

Sedum 'Mr. Goodbud' is an upright selection of stonecrop forming a mound of succulent blue-green leaves. Taller, purple-tinged stems appear in late summer, holding large clusters of soft-pink buds that open into starry flowers of deep mauve pink. These develop into brown seed heads with good winter interest. A magnet for butterflies. Trim back to the ground in early spring. 

Additional:

A host plant for the following butterflies--Fiery Skipper, Hairstreaks, Red Admiral, Variegated Fritillary

Stonecrop Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some light shade. Also tolerates drought and heat, particularly once established. Plants must have good soil drainage to perform well. 

Height:

12-18 in

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Spread:

18-24 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Sedum 'Mr. Goodbud'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Winter
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Focal Point
Mass Planting
Specimen
Border or Bed
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