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Sedum pallidum var. bithynicum

This mounding succulent has light green, oblong leaves. When happily stressed, the leaves can turn pink. Watch for white star-shaped flowers in the spring.

Quick Look:

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 3 in (7.6 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 24 in (61 cm) wide

  • Zone 5a (Minimum -20°F | -28.9°C)

  • Cold hardy

  • Propagation from cuttings

  • Generally non-toxic to people and pets

  • Winter dormant

Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sedum pallidum var. bithynicum

Sedum pallidum var. bithynicum will spread out as it grows, forming a clumping mat. It also grows well in container gardens, and as it grows it trails down over the pot. Although it is a matting succulent, it is not sturdy enough to walk on. 


Sedum pallidum var. bithynicum 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.

Be careful not to over-water, as this can lead to root rot.

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Where to Plant

This Sedum is cold hardy and can withstand temperatures as low as -20°F (-28.9°C). Grow in an area that receives plenty of full sun.

How to Propagate Sedum pallidum var. bithynicum

Sedum pallidum var. bithynicum can be propagated from cuttings; plant will not grow true to seed.


To grow this tender Sedum 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.

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