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Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce' - Stonecrop

Groundcovers

Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce'

Stonecrop

A very popular groundcover, 'Blue Spruce' sedum is great for rock gardens and ledges with its creeping blue foliage, highlighted by clusters of bright yellow star flowers in summer. Changing with the seasons, 'Blue Spruce' stonecrop has narrow, fleshy, needle-like, blue-green foliage which often becomes tinged with orange or red in winter. Particularly attractive in rock gardens, bumblebees and butterflies visit the flowers of 'Blue Spruce' in the summer.

Additional:

Also seen as Sedum rupestre.

Stonecrop Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Blue Spruce stonecrop prefers full sun and well drained soil. It is drought tolerant, but a little watering may be necessary during extend heat periods.

Height:

6-8 Inches

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Spread:

12-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Great Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Container
Mass Planting
Edging
Naturalizing
Evergreen
Rock Garden
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Foliage Color
Blue
Orange
Red
Great Companion Plants for Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce'
Catmint Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walkers Low')
Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea taygetea 'Moonshine')
Coneflower Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns')
Similar Plants to Sedum reflexum 'Blue Spruce'
Stonecrop Stonecrop (Sedum rupestre 'Angelina')