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Sedum spurium

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Creeping stonecrop, Two-row stonecrop
Cultivar(s):
Pink Jewel, Royal Pink, Dragon's Blood, Faldaglut, Tricolor, Fuldaglut, Red Carpet
Categories:
Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

Space 4 to 6 inches apart; good drought tolerance

Recommended Plant species for Triangle Area Green Roofs

Description:
Succulent perennial herb with fleshy, flat or rounded leaves; flowers 4-5-parted, yellow, white, or red.
Height:
2-6 in.
Hardiness:
3 to 8
Foliage:
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
Flower:
White, pink to purplish star-shaped flowers on 6 in. stems in summer
Habit:
Semi-evergreen
Site:
Sun with either morning or afternoon shade; well-drained sandy or gravelly soil
Size:
2-6 in.
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:
Moderate
Tags:
green roof, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 357

Sedum spurium Sedum spurium
Photo by Ezequiel Coelho, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Sedum spurium Sedum spurium bloom detail
Photo by John Brandauer, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Sedum spurium Sedum spurium as a border
Photo by Patrick Standish, CC BY - 2.0
Sedum spurium Sedum spurium 'Red Carpet'
Photo by Adriana W. Van Leeuwen, CC BY-NC-2.0