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Phedimus kamtschaticus

Previously known as:

  • Sedum kamtschaticum
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Space plants 9 to 12 inches apart; spreads by short rhizomes

It can be found in forests or other natural areas as a native plant.  It is also grown as a houseplant, interiorscape or in the landscape as a herbaceous perennial.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Kantschaticum'
  • 'Variegatum'
Tags:
#evergreen#fall color#songbirds#playground#cpp#children's garden#pollinator plant#tolerates poor soil
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Kantschaticum'
  • 'Variegatum'
Tags:
#evergreen#fall color#songbirds#playground#cpp#children's garden#pollinator plant#tolerates poor soil
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Phedimus
    Species:
    kamtschaticum
    Family:
    Crassulaceae
    Play Value:
    Attractive Flowers
    Attracts Pollinators
    Textural
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Poisonous
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Very Dry
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3b, 3a, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7b, 7a, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
    Fruit Description:
    Russet red friut
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Orangish yellow flowers in flat clusters.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green, fleshy, flat or rounded leaves. Leaves turn bronze to gold in winter.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Compact stems. Weakly ascending stems trail along the ground with upward turning tips.
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Recreational Play Area
    Landscape Theme:
    Children's Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Songbirds
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Unknown, but possibly gastrointestinal symptoms
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Alkaloids sedine, sedamine and others
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Sap/Juice
    Seeds
    Stems