Sedum sieboldii, October Daphne, Stonecrop

Sedum sieboldii

October Daphne, Stonecrop
Family: Crassulaceae
Origin: Japan
USDA Zone: 3-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunDry conditionsModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Sedum sieboldii, commonly known as October Daphne, is a small plant that grows between 2-5 ft high. Native to Japan, this plant is a popular addition to gardens with ornamental foliage and near-indestructible blooms. It is suitable for xeriscaping and known for its drought-tolerance; it is hardy and can survive in semi-shade or full sun with moderate water. In extremely dry conditions the plant will even accept short periods of neglect.

Sedum sieboldii is grown in USDA Zones 3-9. In cold regions where it should be planted in containers or in pots that receive full sunlight. This will help the plant to survive through cold winter spells. To ensure proper growth keep the soil moist but not wet during its first two years after planting. Avoid over-watering and don't let the soil become soggy. It is also important to prune the plant after flowering to promote growth and keep the plant looking neat and tidy.

This low-maintenance plant is a great choice for any garden as it adds color and texture. With little effort, this plant will bring beauty and longevity to your garden.

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