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Plant Guide

Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’

Common Name
Tricolor Two Row Stonecrop
CA Native
California Native
Plant Type
Succulent
Size
4" - 6" High, 12" - 18" Spread
Flower Color
Rose to Mauve
Bloom Time
  • Summer
Leaves
Variegated Green, Red and Cream
Evergreen
Evergreen
Deer Resistant
Occasionally Damaged
Wildlife Value
  • Butterfly & Other Insect Nectar
Growth Rate
Fast
Hardiness
Hardy
Adverse Growth Factors
None
Special Features
  • Low Maintenance
Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
Soil pH
6.5-7.5 (neutral)
Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Shade
Soil Type
Not Particular
Drainage
Well Drained
Description and Cultural Plant Tips

This colorful ground cover will spread and can be divided and replanted.  This sedum is very hardy and holds its color during the winter months.

 

 

Master Gardener Comments

It’s a great plant for rock gardens and between stepping stones in walkways.

 

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