Sedum kamtschaticum ‘Variegatum’
variegated Kamtschaticum stonecrop
Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum' is an excellent groundcover plant, particularly for hot, dry sites with poor soil. This variety forms a flat, dense carpet of pink tinted leaves with cream margins. Clusters of yellow flowers appear in late summer aging to crimson in fall. Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum' is well suited for the rock garden or edging in a dry border, also a good choice for containers. Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum' makes a good companion plant for Eryngium amethystinum 'Sapphire Blue.'
Colors & Combos
Great Color Contrasts: dark green, purple, burgundy
Great Color Partners: red, yellow, blue, gold
Culture NotesThis sedum is best grown in well-drained or sandy soil, but will tolerate clay if drainage is adequate. The best flowering is in full sun, but it will tolerate light shade and still look good. Once established it is drought tolerant. Cut to the ground in fall.
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Plant Type: perennial
Foliage Type: deciduous
Plant Height: 0 ft. 6 in. (0.15 m.)
Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 0 in. (0.30 m.)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 3 to 8
Flower Color: yellow
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun
Water Requirements: drought tolerant once established