This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Creeping stonecrop, Two-row stonecrop
- Pink Jewel, Royal Pink, Dragon's Blood, Tricolor, Fuldaglut, Red Carpet
- Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Space 4 to 6 inches apart; good drought tolerance.
Recommended Plant species for Triangle Area Green Roofs
- Succulent perennial herb with fleshy, flat or rounded leaves; flowers 4-5-parted, yellow, white, or red, attracting bees and butterflies.
- 2-6 in.
- 3 to 8
- Leaves arranged in two columns along the stem; deciduous towards the stem base and evergreen near the tip; foliage takes on burgundy hues in fall
- White, pink to purplish star-shaped flowers on 6 in. stems in summer
- Sun with either morning or afternoon shade; well-drained sandy or gravelly soil
- 3-6 in. x 24 in.
- Poison Part:
- All parts.
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Ingestion, but low risk.
- Unknown, but possibly gastrointestinal symptoms.
- EDIBLE PARTS: Stems and leaves, when very young and tender, may be eaten raw. Later, until they flower, they may be briefly cook
- Toxic Principle:
- Alkaloids sedine, sedamine, and others.
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape, landscape as herbaceous perennials; forest or natural area as native plant.
- Growth Rate:
NCCES plant id: 357