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Sedum – A Top 10 Perennial

Try at Least 3 Varieties –

I consider at least 3 varieties of sedums a must-have for any perennial bed. (In case you’re new to all this and don’t know what a perennial is —–they’re plants that last more than just one season.  They will return to greet you the next spring.)

One of the easiest plants to grow, Sedums don’t require a lot […]

Sedum - Time for New Starts

April 18

If you have gardened for any length of time you probably have some form (if not many) of Sedum, also known as stonecrop.

My border would not be complete without lots of it.  Its sun loving (although I have some growing in the shade as well) and drought-tolerant; actually enjoys poor soil and comes in hundreds of varieties in shapes and sizes from tiny to tall. As long as the soil drainage is good, it will make a beautiful presence in your perennial border.

Once you have it – with a few minutes of attention each spring — you should never be without it.

Sedums are among the easiest plants to start from cuttings.  Although you can start your cuttings in flats or pots and transplant where you want them,  I save lots of time by starting them —–read more—-