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Sedum sieboldii (stonecrop)

Sedum sieboldii

stonecrop or October Daphne

(syn. Hylotelephium sieboldii)

Scalloped, silver-blue foliage with clusters of star-shaped, bright pink flowers in late September and October. Unique arching habit with the best winter resistance. Great groundcover to accompany daylilies. Also makes a great container plant. The entire plant turns light to deep pink with colder temperatures.

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6-12 Inches


12 Inches


10-12 Inches

Bloom Color


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

stonecrop Interesting Notes

A very beautiful perennial. Forms a perfect, circular mound of arching stems covered with fleshy, round, blue-green foliage which is edged with a deep pink line. Dusty rose flowers in late summer. Deciduous. Needs a well-drained location. Plant this in a spot where it is easily admired. One of the loveliest Sedum. Excellent container subject. - Canning Perennials

Genus name from Latin sedo meaning to sit, refering to manner in which plants "sit" on walls; common name refers to manner in which many species live on stoney ledges; except for spurium native to Caucasus and ternatum native to eastern U.S., mostly native to Asia; many species have been reassigned by some authorities to the genus Hylotelephium. - Dr. Leonard Perry, Professor, University of Vermont

Sedum sieboldii Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average to dry, well-drained soil in full sun. Intolerant of wet soils. Propagate by seed and cuttings, although division seems to be the easiest for most. Excellent as a perennial border, in rock gardens, or as a groundcover or container plant.

Good Substitutions

stonecrop Sedum SunSparkler® 'Lime Zinger'
stonecrop Sedum cauticolum 'Lidakense'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Green Infrastructure
Green Roof
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Ornamental Foliage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Propagation Type