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Goldmoss Sedum
Scientific Name: Sedum acre L.
Family: Crassulaceae
Goldmoss Sedum (Sedum  acre)
Sedum acre at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones

Heat Tolerance: Regular water in summer in Phoenix, avoid reflected heat

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Europe, western Asia

Growth Habits: Evergreen trailing perennial, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water in summer.


The species name "acre" comes from the Latin for "sharp, pungent".

Cultural Practices:
Plant 8 to 12 inches apart (20-30 cm). Can be invasive.

Blooming Habits:
Tiny yellow flowers in spring

Fruiting Habits:

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