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Sedum spathulifolium 'Purpureum'

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Species Name: Sedum spathulifolium 'Purpureum'
Common Name: Purpureum Stonecrop

Succulent groundcover with stunning purple leaves. Excellent in rock garden or container. Not fussy and easy to grow.

Plant Family: Crassulaceae
Plant Type: Succulent/Groundcvr
Height by Width: 2-4"h x spreading
Growth Habit: Low, trailing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
Sun Exposure: Part shade
Soil Preference: Sandy or rocky
Water Requirements: Semi-moist
Cold Hardy to: 5 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Rocky outcrops, often in shade from 165-8300'

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