from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of polypetalous plants, of the order Crassulaeeæ.
- noun [lowercase] A plant of the genus Sedum: extended by very early writers to the houseleek and other crassulaceous plants. Sometimes written cedum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A genus of plants, mostly perennial, having succulent leaves and cymose flowers; orpine; stonecrop.
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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the subfamily Sedoideae— the sedums.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any of various plants of the genus Sedum
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Sedum is a succulent plant also known as stonecrop. digg this digg this email this email this tweet this tweet this facebook this facebook this
Sedum is the ideal green roof material, as it is light weight, wind, frost and drought resistant.
The plants: Natives Chasmanthium latifolium Northern Sea Oats, a grass with dancing seedheads, and Aster laevis 'Bluebird,' a hit with butterflies, bees and birds, are paired with Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire' and Sedum sichotense, whose colors intensify as temperatures drop; bright chartreuse Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' adds to the show.
A living roof of Sedum covers the entire house, providing natural insulation and rainwater infiltration.
You might be able to see that under the moss is a carpet of Sedum acre, naturally occurring, that comes to the front in the warmer months.
Those Daffs sure do offer promise, I always like the new formed rosettes around Sedum for that.
Nasella tenuissima, Sedum acre, Hosta ‘Sunpower’, forget me nots and Spiraea bumaldi ‘Magic Carpet’ in the background are a swirling miasma.
Call me weird but what I was most intrigued with is the second photo with the Cheerio surrounding a Sedum Angelina? stem.
Sedum ‘Purple Emperor’ is the go to edging, enjoying the partial shade provided by the peach tree that has been recently limbed up to provide air and light underneath.
It is interesting that you put Sedum ‘Purple Emperor’ in dappled shade, I always thought it needed full sun.