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Sedum Firecracker - stonecrop

    Sedum Firecracker - stonecrop

    Sedum Firecracker is a stunning perennial that features bright red foliage that turns to a deep burgundy as the season progresses. Its foliage is small, succulent and rounded, making it an attractive ground cover or addition to rock gardens. It grows up to 15 cm (6 inches) tall and 30 cm (12 inches) wide. The plant produces clusters of small pink flowers in late summer to fall.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 15 cm (6 inches)
    • Spread: 30 cm (12 inches)
    • Flower color: Pink
    • Flowering period: Late summer to fall
    • Foliage: Small, rounded, succulent leaves with bright red color that turn to deep burgundy
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, sandy or loamy soil, pH level between 6.0-7.5
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Sedum Firecracker is perfect for ground cover or adding color and texture to rock gardens. It can also be used in containers and mixed border plantings.

    Sedum Firecracker is a low-maintenance plant that is drought-tolerant and resistant to deer and rabbits. Its bright red foliage adds color and texture to any garden.

    Companion Plants:
    • Coreopsis 'Zagreb' - The yellow flowers of this plant complement the red flowers of Sedum Firecracker well.
    • Echinacea 'White Swan' - The white flowers of Echinacea make a great contrast with the red flowers of Sedum Firecracker.
    • Liatris spicata 'Kobold' - The tall, purple flower spikes of Liatris provide a nice vertical contrast to the low-growing Sedum Firecracker.

    Care Instructions:
    Sedum Firecracker is easy to care for and requires minimal attention. It prefers well-draining soil and should be watered regularly until established. Once established, it is drought tolerant and only needs to be watered during prolonged dry spells. The plant can be pruned in early spring to promote bushier growth and to remove any dead or damaged foliage.

    Final Thoughts:
    Sedum Firecracker is a great addition to any garden, adding color and texture with its bright red foliage. It is easy to care for and provides a low-maintenance option for those who want a beautiful garden without a lot of work.