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Sedum kamtschaticum

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Kamschatka sedum, Orange stonecrop
Cultivar(s):
Kantschaticum, Variegatum
Categories:
Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

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

Description:
Succulent perennial herb with fleshy, flat or rounded leaves; flowers 4-5-parted, yellow, orange, white, or red.
Height:
3-4 in.
Hardiness:
3 to 9
Foliage:
Narrow, succulent dark green foliage tightly set on compact stems; bronze to gold in winter; weakly ascending stems trail along the ground with upward-turning tips
Flower:
Orangish yellow flowers in flat clusters in summer; russet red fruit
Habit:
Semi-evergreen
Site:
Sun; tolerates poor soil
Size:
3-4 in.
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Cushion-like mound
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
Tags:
cpp, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 351

Sedum kamtschaticum Leaves
Ryan O'Hara, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Sedum kamtschaticum S. kamtschaticum in bloom
Katja Schulz, CC BY - 2.0
Sedum kamtschaticum Bloom detail
Katja Schulz, CC BY - 2.0