Sedum spurium “Fuldaglut” looks great in rock walls. (Richie Steffen)

Sedum spurium “Fuldaglut” looks great in rock walls. (Richie Steffen)

Great Plant Pick: Sedum spurium ‘Fuldaglut’

This perennial has small, scalloped bronze-red leaves that form a durable, evergreen, succulent, weed-smothering groundcover.

What: Sedum spurium “Fuldaglut” has small, scalloped bronze-red leaves which form a durable, evergreen, succulent, weed-smothering groundcover that is just 4 inches tall. Small rose-red flowers that rise to 6 inches create a bright layer of color over the lush carpet of foliage in fall.

Where: This perennial is a fine selection for spotting into rock walls or grouped with other graphic succulents. It’s best grown in well-drained or sandy soil, but will tolerate clay if drainage is adequate. The best flowering is in full sun, but it will tolerate light shade and still look good.

Size: Grows to 6 inches tall by 2 feet wide in 10 years.

Care: “Fuldaglut” is drought-tolerant once established. Cut to the ground in fall.

— Richie Steffen,

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