Sunday, April 28, 2013

Tricolor Sedum - 'Mini' Plants for Miniature Gardens

Sedum spurium 'Tricolor'

Fifth in a series,

Common name:  Tricolor Sedum
Botanical name:  Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’

Height: 2”  Width:  Spreading
  Why would you want it?

      Sedums are hardy plants and tricolor is bright and colorful.

What is its best feature?

      Durability.  Sedums can stand drying out and various light levels.

How would you grow it?

      Sedums are low spreading plants that can be in small pots or combination planters.  Tricolor will have more intense colors with high light to full sun.

What would you do with it in a Miniature Garden?

      Tricolor Sedum could be planted as groundcover or used to fill a foreground area in a tiered scene.  It could be mixed with the many other Sedums with various forms and colors.

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