Sedum Purple Carpet Stonecrop Sedum Spurium Coccineum is a succulent, hardy perennial ground cover that is evergreen in mild climates. Sedum Purple Carpet seeds should be just pressed into the soil because they need light to germinate, so it is not recommended to cover the seeds. Sedum Purple Carpet is a compact growing plant, and it is mat-forming foliage with narrow, oblong, green leaves sometimes turn reddish in fall. Purple Carpet Stonecrop blooms from summer to fall with very attractive clusters of tiny, star-shaped, deep-rose, pink flowers.
Sedum Purple Carpet Stonecrop is not only a rugged and drought tolerant ground cover for growing in hot, dry sites, but it is a favorite flowering succulent plant for borders and edges, walkways, rock and alpine gardens, containers, and green roof projects. Sedum Spurium Coccineum seeds germinates in 14-28 days depending on planting conditions, and the established Sedum Purple Carpet adapts easily to dry, rocky, poor soils tolerating drought and forming a dense ground cover in first year.
Height: 4-6 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.8-6.8
USDA Zones: 3-10
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 14-28 Days