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Sedum spectabile

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

Space plants 16 to 24 inches apart; dies to the ground with first hard frost; attracts butterflies; good drought tolerance

Description:
Succulent perennial herb with fleshy, flat or rounded leaves; flowers 4-5-parted, yellow, white, or red.
Height:
12-18 in.
Hardiness:
4-9
Foliage:
1.5 to 2 in. blue-green oval leaves with toothed edge; fleshy, flat, smooth; opposite or alternate, with whorls of 3 or 4; unbranched stems
Flower:
Large pink flower cluster in late summer
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun with either morning or afternoon shade; well-drained sandy or gravelly soil; average to low fertility
Size:
12-18 in.; spread of 12-18 in.
Form:
Upright 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.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Tags:
cpp, deciduous, drought tolerant

NCCES plant id: 356

Sedum spectabile Leaves and flowers
Ruth Hartnup, CC BY - 2.0
Sedum spectabile Sedum spectabile
nociveglia, CC BY - 2.0