Category Archives: Sedum

Sedum ‘Matrona’

‘Matrona’ is a German sedum (stonecrop) cultivar with light, rose-pink flowers. I like sedums because they can handle the frigid temperatures and heavy snows that a Wisconsin winter often brings. ‘Matrona’ is hardy to Zone 3, and my plant thrives … Continue reading

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Sedum ‘Neon’

For many years I grew ‘Autumn Joy’ and ‘Autumn Fire’ sedums (showy stonecrop) which are both hardy perennials with light-pink flowers. But I fell in love with Sedum ‘Neon’ the moment I saw it blooming. It has beautiful dark-rose flower … Continue reading

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Sedum ‘Thunderhead’ Continues to Impress

I was so pleased with Sedum ‘Thunderhead’ last year that I bought a couple more plants this spring. It’s so nice to have something new blooming from late summer into fall. The dark-rose flowers on this cultivar are huge: Some … Continue reading

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Sedum ‘Carmen’

Ever since the Polar Vortex wiped out scores of my perennials a few years ago, I’ve been much more picky about plant hardiness. Sedums (showy stonecrop) are tough plants. Some of them are even hardy to Zone 2. This jewel … Continue reading

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Sedum Season

You know the gardening season is winding down when the sedums are ready to pop. This is ‘Autumn Fire’ just on the verge of opening its first flowers. Somewhere there are honeybees and bumblebees squirming with anticipation. ‘Mr. Goodbud’ isn’t … Continue reading

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Another ‘Mr. Goodbud’

I added a couple of sedums to my front-yard flowerbed this spring because they are very winter-hardy. I’ve had a ‘Mr. Goodbud’ growing in my backyard for almost 10 years now, so I knew the cultivar would be reliable. The … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Sedum ‘Mr. Goodbud’

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Garden Dud: Sedum ‘Touchdown Teak’

I had great hopes for sedum ‘Touchdown Teak’. At the nursery the plant captivated me with its beautiful, dark-red foliage. Teak is supposed to be able to handle cold, drought, heat, poor soils and even humidity. It sounded like the … Continue reading

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