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botanical name:
Sedum aizoon
Sedum aizoon © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Stonecrop
synonyms:  Phedimus aizoon, Sedum maximowiczii
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.40m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
description:
Rhizomatous perennial with upright stems rising from a stout rootstock and bear alternate, stalkless, ovate, toothed, mid to dark green leaves up to 8cm long. Clusters of star-shaped yellow flowers with conspicuous stamens, in summer.

cultivation:
Prefers moist, well drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant once established and will grow in poor soil.

propagation:
By division, very easy.

usage:
Alpine and rock gardens, dry sunny banks and wall crevices.

other notes:
Native to Eastern Asia from Siberia to Japan.

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