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synonyms: Sedum heterodontum, Sedum rosea var. heterodontum
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: to
Fleshy rhizomatous perennial with branching stems of ovate, shallowly toothed, grey-green leaves. Dense, rounded, terminal cymes of small star-shaped flowers in late spring and early summer. The flowers are yellow but appear dusky red or red-purple from the conspicuous male anthers. Female flowers have purple tipped carpels.
Moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun.
Rock gardens or front of sunny borders.
Native to Afganistan, Pamir Mountains and the western Himalayas.