Posts in category Sedum

Succulent Ground Covers

Succulent Ground Covers

Sedums and other succulent plants make colorful and impressive ground covers. People often want to know how long it will take their new plants to fill in an area. As a general rule of thumb, ground covers will spread an inch a month. This means that if you space your plants 6″ apart it will […]

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Cleaning Up Sedum Plants

Cleaning Up Sedum Plants

After a season of growth and a long dormant winter, Sedums can be pretty overgrown and ratty looking. To keep them looking their best it may be helpful to prune them back in the early spring.

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Tips to Protect Sempervivum in Winter

Tips to Protect Sempervivum in Winter

Well, the cold weather had definitely arrived. Snow. Rain. Ice. All that stuff that we expect in January and the reason we are excited for Spring. While we are all bundled up, keeping warm inside, how are our succulents doing outside?  There are two different scenarios for cold hardy succulents like sempervivum and sedum that […]

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How to Plant Sedum Cuttings

How to Plant Sedum Cuttings

Sedums are one of those indispensable succulents that can find a place in nearly every succulent planter. Here are a few points about sedums that make them winners in any garden. They are very cold hardy. They are drought tolerant. They are rarely bothered by pests. They form an attractive ground cover. They can be […]

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Succulent Plant Frame for Under $5‏

Succulent Plant Frame for Under $5‏

Living frames are a great way to get your plants off the ground and grown them vertically. They let you highlight your plants as an ever-changing work of art in the same way that you would display a framed picture inside your house. Although flowering plants are sometimes used in vertical picture frame planters, succulents […]

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Meet the Crassulaceae Family

Meet the Crassulaceae Family

Crassulaceae is the plant family that sempervivums belong to. All the members of this family are succulents, some of the best and most loved succulents: sempervivum, sedum, echeveria, aeonium, dudleya, and crassula. With 33 genera and almost 1,500 species this is one of the largest plant families. They are found throughout the world. Almost all […]

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