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Variegated Stonecrop Sedum lineare 'Variegatum'

Other Common Name(s):

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SEE-dum lin-ee-AIR-ee var-ee-eh-GAY-tum
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Succulent perennial herb with fleshy, flat or rounded leaves; flowers 4-5-parted, yellow, white, or red.

EDIBLE PARTS: Stems and leaves, when very young and tender, may be eaten raw. Later, until they flower, they may be briefly cook.  CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Golden Teardrop'
Tags:
#evergreen#fall color#poisonous#herbs#playground#cpp#children's garden#pollinator plant#bird friendly
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Golden Teardrop'
Tags:
#evergreen#fall color#poisonous#herbs#playground#cpp#children's garden#pollinator plant#bird friendly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sedum
    Species:
    lineare
    Family:
    Crassulaceae
    Play Value:
    Attractive Flowers
    Attracts Pollinators
    Textural
    Edibility:
    Stems and leaves, when very young and tender, may be eaten raw. Later, until they flower, they may be briefly cook.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Poisonous
    Habit/Form:
    Horizontal
    Prostrate
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Very Dry
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
  • 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
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    White
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Fleshy, flat or rounded leaves. 1" narrow green leaves with white edge.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • 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 if ingested.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Alkaloids sedine, sedamine, and others.
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Seeds
    Stems