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Sedum dasyphyllum

Corsican Stonecrop

This small frost-tolerant Sedum has fat, blue-green leaves. As it grows, it spreads out, creating a ground cover. If grown in a planter, it spills out over and creates “spiller.” It has white flowers, and the leaves blush pink in the Summer.

Quick Look:

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 5″ (12.7 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 5″ (12.7 cm) tall

  • Zone 7a (Minimum 0° F | -17.8° C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by stem cuttings

  • Generally non-toxic

  • Summer Dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sedum dasyphyllum “Corsican Stonecrop”

Sedum dasyphyllum “Corsican Stonecrop” is a great addition to a xeriscaped garden. As it grows, it spreads out, creating ground cover. It grows well in many areas, including full sun or partial shade.

Watering

“Corsican Stonecrop” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

“Corsican Stonecrop” is not cold hardy, although it is frost tolerant. If you live in a zone that gets colder than 0° F (32° C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun.

Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If planting indoors, place in a room that gets a lot of sunlight, such as near a southern-facing window (if you're in the Northern Hemisphere).

How to Propagate Sedum dasyphyllum “Corsican Stonecrop”

Sedum dasyphyllum “Corsican Stonecrop” can be propagated from stem cuttings. You can take a cutting manually, or allow it to propagate on its own. As it grows, it spreads out and its stems root where it is laying on soil.

Cuttings

To grow “Corsican Stonecrop” from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.