Sedums Add Color to the Late Summer Garden


Sedums are a versatile perennial that add color and texture to any late summer garden. The foliage of these plants range from greeny-greys to burgundy to green with rose or red accents. Check out this post that covers everything from groundcovers to full height sedums.
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Viewed up close the star-shaped flowers are quite beautiful.
Viewed up close the star-shaped flowers are quite beautiful.
The beautiful flowers of Sedum 'Matrona' Sun or part shade. 60-76 cm tall. Spacing is 24 cm.
The beautiful flowers of Sedum 'Matrona' Sun or part shade. 60-76 cm tall. Spacing is 24 cm.
Hens and Chickens (Sempervivum 'Gamma') has furry blue-green leaves.
Hens and Chickens (Sempervivum 'Gamma') has furry blue-green leaves.
Taller varieties of sedums offer a range of flower colors: Everything from white to rose to pink.
Taller varieties of sedums offer a range of flower colors: Everything from white to rose to pink.
As well as taller varieties, there are many great groundcovers like this 'Dragon's Blood'. The red color of 'Dragon's Blood' intensifies according to the amount of sunlight.  Dragons Blood, Sedum spurium 'Dragon's Blood' Full sun. Max.
As well as taller varieties, there are many great groundcovers like this 'Dragon's Blood'. The red color of 'Dragon's Blood' intensifies according to the amount of sunlight. Dragons Blood, Sedum spurium 'Dragon's Blood' Full sun. Max.
Different varieties of sedums  can be mixed to great effect.
Different varieties of sedums can be mixed to great effect.

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  • BONNIE J
    on Jun 22, 2014

    LOVE MY SEDUMS! LARRY PLANTED A # IN HIS LONG ROCK GARDEN. PERFECT CAUSE THEY SPREAD OUT!

  • Bonnie Bassett
    on Jul 4, 2014

    I am so sad when my flowers start going by in the fall the sedum is the last and I left the blooms on all winter !

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