Sedum Bertram Anderson

Sedum 'Bertram Anderson'

Sedum Bertram Anderson
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A compact, low-growing ground cover with deep purple, flattened oval leaves. Masses of mauve-pink flowers blanket the foliage from late summer to early fall. Low, spreading sedums form a solid mat of foliage which is excellent for covering slopes or can be planted as a ground cover in sunny, dry areas. They are extremely drought tolerant and many are evergreen. These are terrific low-maintenance plants that always look their best.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Sedum is one of the most popular perennials grown in American gardens because it is very easy to grow and hardy in most areas of the country. Because of its thick, succulent leaves which can store water, sedum is drought tolerant. It should be sited in average to poor soil that is well-drained. Plants grown in rich soil tend to be lanky and open. Most varieties should be grown in full sun to light shade. The lower growing types, however, will survive in partial shade. Divide sedum every 3-4 years to maintain its compact growth habit. Older plants tend to split in the center if they have not been divided. Pinching the taller varieties back by half in early summer will also help prevent them from splitting. This plant is not usually bothered by pests or diseases. The seed heads of the taller varieties provide excellent winter interest and food for birds. Remove them in spring when the new growth begins to show.

Flower Color

Mauve pink flowers

Foliage Color

Plant Spread

12 in.

Plant Height

6 in.

Hardness Zone

3-9

Good Companions

False Rock Cress (Aubrieta ), Ice Plant-Hardy (Delosperma cooperi), Lamb's Ear-Giant (Stachys byzantina), Silver Mound Artemesia (Artemisia schmidtiana), Stonecrop-Russian (Sedum kamtschaticum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Edging
Dried Flower
Container
Ground cover
Drought Tolerant
Cut flower or foliage
Salt Tolerant
Border

Bloom Time

Late summer
Early fall

Critter Resistance

Rabbit resistant

Exposure

Full sun

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests

Mid-fall
Early fall
Late fall

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