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Dragon's Blood Sedum, Two-row Stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum spurium M. Bieb.
Synonym: Spathulata spuria
Family: Crassulaceae
Dragon's Blood Sedum, Two-row Stonecrop (Sedum  spurium)
Dragon's Blood Sedum at the New York Botanical Garden.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-9

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in summer, overall difficult in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Caucasus

Growth Habits: Herbaceous perennial, semi-evergreen, mat forming, up to 6 inches tall (15 cm), 18 inch spread (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water, prefers moist soils, needs good drainage

Propagation: Division in early spring, or stem cuttings in late summer

The Dragon's Blood Sedum performs poorly in hot and humid summers.
The Sedum spurium var. coccineum (Picture 2) is a common container plant.

Sedum spurium var. coccineum

Blooming Habits:
Red, to pinkish-white, 5-petaled, star-like flowers, abundant for two to four weeks in June and July.

Fruiting Habits:

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