The succulent foliage of many types of Sedum is topped by starry flowers in late summer and fall.
|1||Sedum adolphii – Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Pink Sedum is a perennial of dry areas, with spreading stems, 8-75 cm tall. Bluish-green, flat, fleshy, ovate leaves have somewhat wavy margins.
|Common Name||Pink Sedum, Pink stonecrop|
|Maximum Reachable Height||3-6 feet|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
Purchase a well-draining container for planting Sedum adolphi. The container should not be any bigger than 2 inches more in diameter than the root section of the plant.
A larger container will contain more potting soil than is needed for the plant to grow. Unused potting soil collects moisture and the organic material in the potting soil will create fungal problems that can spread to the plant.
Water the Sedum adolphi when the soil in the container is dry. Test the soil for dryness by pushing your finger through the gravel mulch into the top inch of soil. Water heavily until water runs from the bottom of the container.
Sedum Adolphii Care
When growing sedum, keep in mind that sedum plants need very little attention or care. They will thrive in conditions that many other plants thrive in, but will do just as well in less hospitable areas. They are ideal for that part of your yard that gets too much sun or too little water to grow anything else. A common name for Sedum is stonecrop, due to the fact that many gardeners joke that only stones need less care and live longer.
|Sunlight||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Temperature||15-28 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Sedum Adolphii Special Feature
Sedum is easily planted. For shorter varieties, simply laying the sedum on the ground where you want it to grow is normally enough to get the Sedum plant started there. They will send out roots from wherever the stem is touching the ground and root itself
Sedum Adolphii Uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- The whole plant in decoction is administered as an anthelmintic enema; a root-decoction is taken by women in pregnancy as a tonic, and the fresh root is used as a snuff (or is chewed) to treat colds
- In Ivory Coast, the leaf-sap is used as an antiemetic and to calm the intercostal and intestinal pain
- Note: Please consult your health expert
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