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Sedum ternatum

Sedum

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Sedum ternatum (Sedum)

In spring, white star-like flowers cover this small sedum. Foliage is arranged in whorls of three, small, green, fleshy leaves on the stems. The plant is often evergreen. Great groundcover for dry sites and interesting in containers.

Additional Information:


Height
2-4 Inches

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Spread
12- Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
White


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Makes a nice little ground cover at the foot of shrubs or taller natives.

Good Companions
Shrubby St. John's Wort (Hypericum prolificum), Spicebush (Lindera benzoin), Roseshell Azalea (Rhododendron prinophyllum (roseum)), Downy Skullcap (Scutellaria incana), Fremont's Leather Flower (Clematis fremontii)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Season of Interest

Early (Feb-Apr)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Moderate

Special Uses

Ground Cover

Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade
Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map