Sedum makinoi

Japanese Stonecrop, Japanese Sedum, Makinoi's Stonecrop. Makinoi's Sedum
Size
ex 9cm pot
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£5.99
Quick Overview
  • Beautiful lush green foliage
  • Leaves turn a bronzy-pink or maroon under sun or cold-induced stress
  • Drought-resistant groundcover or ideal in a hanging container
  • Great in vertical gardens or stone walls
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Sedum makinoi, Japanese Stonecrop, is a low-growing groundcover with lush green foliage that turns an attractive pink or maroon as autumn approaches or if exposed to too much sun. It is frost hardy and if grown outdoors this pink colouration will continue through to spring. For a Sedum, the flat, glossy, obovate-spatulate leaves are particularly large and are extremely attractive whether displaying their green colour in the shade or showing their stress-induced bronzy-pinkish tones. The prostrate growth sends out delicate roots from the nodes and spreads, quickly forming a lush carpet. The elongated stems are also ideal for cultivation in a hanging container. Its yellow flowers are produced in summer.

Very easy to grow, Sedum makinoi is a no-fuss, no-maintenance plant that is ideal in so many different situations. It can be grown in gravel gardens, clambering over rocks or dry-stone walls, on green roofs or xeric vertical gardens or displayed to advantage in large containers.


Additional Information

Order Saxifragales
Family Crassulaceae
Sub-Family Sempervivoideae
Synonyms Sedum alfredii var. makinoi
Geographical Origin Japan; China: Anhui, Zhejiang
Cultivation Dry, gravelly, well-drained gritty soil. Best in partial shade. Appreciates being well-watered during hot dry weather, Ideal in a rock garden, gravel garden, a green roof or in the crannnies of a dry-stone wall. Great also in a hanging container
Eventual Height 4-8cm
Eventual Spread Spreading to form a mat
Hardiness Hardy, frost-tolerant, although not quite as tough as most European Sedums
Sedum makinoi
Japanese Stonecrop, Japanese Sedum, Makinoi's Stonecrop. Makinoi's Sedum
Size
ex 9cm pot
Availability: Sold Out
£5.99
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