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Kamschatka Stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum kamtschaticum Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Synonym: Sedum floriferum 'Weihenstephaner Gold', Hylotelephium pluricaule
Family: Crassulaceae
Kamschatka Stonecrop (Sedum  kamtschaticum)
Sedum kamtschaticum 'Weihenstephaner Gold' at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden in late May
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-10

Heat Tolerance: Doubtful

Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade

Origin: Northern China, eastern Siberia, Japan

Growth Habits: Succulent trailing semi evergreen perennial, up to 12 inches long stems (30 cm), 6 inches high (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings

Sedum floriferum is probably a hybrid between S. hybridum and S. kamtschaticum.

Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum'

Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers in summer. The flowers in the picture 1 are still in bud, they will open into the characteristic star shaped yellow flowers later.

Fruiting Habits:

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