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Sedum 'Matrona'

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Matrona stonecrop
Categories:
Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

Attracts butterflies

Description:
Succulent perennial herb with fleshy, flat or rounded leaves; flowers 4-5-parted, yellow, white, or red.
Height:
30 in.
Hardiness:
3 to 9
Foliage:
Gray-green leaves with rose edges on shiny dark burgundy stems
Flower:
Large pale pink flower heads in late summer
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; well-drained soil
Size:
30 in.
Form:
Clump
Poison Part:
All parts.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion, but low risk.
Symptoms:
Unknown, but possibly gastrointestinal symptoms.
Edibility:
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.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape, landscape as herbaceous perennials; forest or natural area as native plant.
Tags:
cpp, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 347

Sedum 'Matrona' Leaves
Ezequiel-Coelho, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Sedum 'Matrona' Mature plant in landscape, center
Kathy Sturr, CC BY-ND-2.0
Sedum 'Matrona' Blooms
Henryr10, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Sedum 'Matrona' Young plant
Henryr10, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0