Red Wiggle Sedum (Stonecrop)

Sedum ochroleucum ‘Red Wiggle'

$15.00 + GST

A low-growing, mat-forming perennial with a vivid bright red foliage of needle-like leaves with green tips, turning a brilliant red in winter. Flowers are insignificant. Spreads quickly and can be used as a groundcover.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 0.3 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER No Flower
ZONE 4 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Sedum ochroleucum ‘Red Wiggle'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Red fall colour

Foliage:

Bright red foliage with green tips

Applications:

Used in edging, groundcovers or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average dry conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Young plant - cooked. A famine food, it is only used when all else fails. Additionally, it was used as an herbal remedy for diphtheria, ringworm, and also scurvy due to the high content of vitamins found in the plant. Finally has been used to treat itchy rashes, ulcers and for the topical treatment of warts, acne, dermatitis and corns.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot