The red stonecrop (Sedum Spurium 'Schorbuser Blut') is a very attractive and vigorous plant. The ground cover feels at home in any type of soil. The thick, fleshy but hardy foliage quickly forms a dense boll. The star-shaped dark pink flowers stand out against the dark green, red coloured leaves. The Sedum spreads very quickly and forms a sensational, fiery red carpet of flowers that can be seen in the months from July to August. One of the reasons why Sedum spurium 'Schorbuser Blut' is such a great plant is that it brings colour to the border. Sedum blends well with perennials such as Liriope muscari, Autumn Anemone or Pachysandra combine. By planting this sedum species in your garden, you are doing something good for nature. Bees will appear in large numbers on the nectar of these beautiful flowers.
What is Sedum spurium 'Schorbuser Blut'suitable for
This succulent produces plants 10 - 15cm tall and will also grow in full sun. With small rosette-like foliage, Sedum spurium is a creeping groundcover that forms a dense, dry and heat tolerant layer. It thrives in poor soil and will even cover stony areas as long as it has enough soil to hold on to.
Red stonecrop in your garden
This is a fairly fast growing plant. Sedum spurium is a beautiful and very popular garden perennial.
Originally native to Scandinavia, so it brings good winter hardiness.
Buy Sedum Red
For one square metre you will need approximately 12 - 15 plants.
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use the red stonecrop all year round.