This is a relatively large genus containing over 600 species of annuals, herbaceous perennials and shrubs. They are native primarily to areas in the Northern Hemisphere. The genus name comes from the Latin term, sedeo, which means "to sit."











Sedum acre Goldmoss Stonecrop
S. adolphi Adolph Sedum
S. aizoon Aizoon Stonecrop
S. album Worm-grass
S. anglicum English Sedum
S. x 'Autumn Joy'  
S. caenileum Blue Stonecrop
S. caujticolum  
S. crassipes  
S. dasyphyfiuni Leafy Stonecrop
S. ellacomeanum  
S. ewersii Ewers Stonecrop
S. floriferum  
S. gracile  
S. kamtschaticum  
(S. middendorffianuni)
Kamschatka Stonecrop, Orange Stonecrop
S. lineare  
S. lydium Lydian Stonecrop
S. maximum Great Stonecrop
S. moranense Moran Stonecrop
S. morganianum Burrotail Stonecrop
S. nevil  
S. oaxacanum Oaxaca Stonecrop
S. oreganum OregonStonecrop
S. pachyphyllum  
S. populifolium Poplar Sedum
S. purdyi Purdy Sedum
S. rosen Roseroot
S. rubrotincturn Christmas-cheer
S. rupestre  
S. sarmentosum Stringy Stonecrop
S. sediforme  
S. sexangulare Hexagon Stoaecrop
S. sieboldii* Siebold Stonecrop
S. spectabile Showy Stonecrop Sedum
S. spurium Two Row Stonecrop
S. stahlii Stahl Stonecrop
S. subulaturn  
S. tatarinowii  
S. tematurn Mountain Stonecrop
S. treleasii  

*Named for plant explorer, Philip von Siebold

Species Hgt
S. acre 2-3 Yellow Late Spring
S. aizoon 12-15 Yellow Summer
S. x 'Autumn Joy' 12-24 Pink Late Summer
S. kamschaticum 4-9 Yellow Summer
S. spurt um 2-6 Rose Late Summer
S. tematurn 2-6 white Late Spring

* Guides and Keys are from the book "Herbaceous Perennial Plants A Treatise on their Identification, Culture and Garden Attributes" by Dr Allan M. Armitage of the University of Georgia. Varsity Press, Athens, Georgia. 1989 ISBN 0-942375-00. More on Dr Armitage and his other books.


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