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Sedum middendorfianum 'Yellow Diamonds'

Yellow Diamonds Stonecrop

Stonecrop

Comments

A wonderful mounded selection with excellent drought tolerance; bright yellow star-shaped flowers appear from late spring to summer, over deep green foliage; red stems contrast nicely against foliage and blooms; low maintenance and easy to grow

Description

A wonderful mounded selection with excellent drought tolerance; bright yellow star-shaped flowers appear from late spring to summer, over deep green foliage; red stems contrast nicely against foliage and blooms; low maintenance and easy to grow

Landscape Attributes

Yellow Diamonds Stonecrop is a dense herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Yellow Diamonds Stonecrop is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Yellow Diamonds Stonecrop will grow to be about 7 inches tall at maturity extending to 10 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 16 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

7 inches (10 inches with the flowers)

16 inches

poor

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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