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Sedum mexicanum 'Lemon Coral'

Phonetic Spelling
SEE-dum meks-sih-KAY-num
Description

Lemon Coral Sedum is a low-growing herbaceous perennial succulent with lime-green leaves and small star-shaped summer-blooming flowers. It tolerates heat and humidity in full sun to light shade. Grow in well-drained sandy to rocky soils as a ground cover, in rock gardens, mass plantings in the border or cascading over planters, rocks or walls.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Sun to Shade Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#container plant#yellow flowers#mass planting#hanging baskets#summer flowers#deer resistant#star shaped flowers#rock gardens#border front#rock walls#small group
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#container plant#yellow flowers#mass planting#hanging baskets#summer flowers#deer resistant#star shaped flowers#rock gardens#border front#rock walls#small group
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sedum
    Species:
    mexicanum
    Family:
    Crassulaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Wildlife Value:
    Deer resistant
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 3 in. - 9 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 4 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Succulent
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Mounding
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Shallow Rocky
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Occasionally Dry
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8b, 8a, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11b, 11a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Cyme
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Star
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Terminal cymes of small yellow star-shaped flowers in summer.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Fleshy
    Prickly
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    3/4 inch long fleshy, linear chartreuse green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Dry Soil
    Poor Soil