Sedum dasyphyllum 'Major'
Corsican Stonecrop, Blue Tears Sedum, Love and Tangles
Sedum dasyphyllum var. major
Sedum dasyphyllum 'Major' is a mound-forming succulent with many branching, horizontal to erect stems and tiny, powdery blue-grey, opposite or rarely alternate, overlapping leaves. The leaves are round and up to 0.25 inches (6 mm) long. Clusters of white star flowers appear in early summer.
USDA hardiness zone 7a to 10b: from 0 °F (−17.8 °C) to 40 °F (+4.4 °C).
How to Grow and 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 because many gardeners joke that only stones need less care and live longer.
Sedum is easily planted. Simply laying the plant on the ground for shorter varieties 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. If you want to ensure that the plant will start there, you can add a very thin soil covering over the plant. Next, you can break off one of the stems for taller Sedum varieties and push it into the ground where you want to grow it. The stem will root very easily, and a new plant will be established in a season or two.
See more at How to Grow and Care for Sedum.
This succulent is a cultivar of Sedum dasyphyllum.
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