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Sedums are succulent plants with fleshy leaves. They are used as groundcovers or as showy perennials. They are soft and easily crushed and will not tolerate traffic but are otherwise low water, low maintenance plants. They are good choices for areas where you are trying to use less water. Most do well in full sun although some will tolerate moderate shade. The following sedums grow well under Utah conditions. Scientific Name/Name Flower Color Hardiness Size Sedum divergens Old Man's Bones Baby Tears N/A N/A 5 5 6 in. 1 in. Sedum floriferum
Weihenstepahner Gold' Stonecrop Yellow in June-July 4 6 in. Sedum kamtschaticum Kamschatka StonecropVariegatum' Kamschatka Yellow in June-July Yellow in June-July 4 4 6 in. 6 in. Sedum laxum Stonecrop White in June 6 2 in. Sedum nevii Little Green Rose (possibly glamophyllum) White in June-July 5 6 in. Sedum reflexum
Blue Spruce' Stone Orpine Yellow in June-July 4 8 in. Sedum sexangular Goldenmoss Stonecrop Yellow in May-June 4 4 in. Sedum sieboldii October PlantOctober Daphne' Live Forevers
Varigated October Daphne' Pink in September-October Rose-pink in August-September Rose-pink in August-September 6 6 6 12 in. 12 in. 12 in. Sedum spathulifoliumCape Blanco' Creeping Ghost Plant
Purpureum' Creeping Ghost Plant Yellow in July Purple in July-August 5 5 3 in. 8 in. Sedum spectabileBrilliant' Live Forevers
Carmen' Upright SedumMeteor' Live Forevers
Variegatum' Live Forevers Red-pink in August-September Rose-pink in August-September Red-pink in August-September Red-pink in August-September 4 4 4 4 16 in. 18 in. 16 in. 18 in. Sedum spuriumDragon's Blood'
Elizabeth' StonecropRed Carpet' Stonecrop
Schorbuser Blood' StonecropTricolor' Stonecrop Rose in June-July Rose in June-July White in June-July White in June-July Light pink in June-July 4 4 4 4 4 6 in. 6 in. 6 in. 6 in. 6 in. Sedum telephium
Indian Chief' Live Forevers Salmon-pink in August-September 4 20 in. Sedum hybridsHerbstfreude' [Autumn Joy] Live Forevers
Moorchen' Upright SedumRuby Glow' Live Forevers
Vera Jameson' Live Forevers Pink in August-September Rose-red in August-September Red-pink in August-September Red-rose in August-September 4 4 4 4 24 in. 18 in. 12 in. 12 in. Sedum acre White in May 4 5 in. Sedum album White in June-August 4 2-6 in. Sedum deble (native) Yellow in June-August 4 4-6 in. SedumButton Stonecrop Pink in August-September 5 4 in. Sedum `Uintah Blue' Stonecrop N/A 5 6 in.