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Gold Moss Sedum - 2" pot

Add a splash of golden brilliance to your garden with Gold Moss Sedum (Sedum acre). This hardy, low-growing succulent is a fantastic ground cover that brings vibrant color and texture to any landscape. Known for its bright yellow-green foliage and star-shaped yellow flowers, Gold Moss Sedum is visually appealing and incredibly easy to care for.

Key Features of the Gold Moss Sedum

  • Vibrant Foliage: Gold Moss Sedum boasts stunning yellow-green, needle-like leaves that form a dense, moss-like carpet. This bright foliage provides a striking contrast to darker plants and can light up any garden space.
  • Dazzling Flowers: In late spring to early summer, this sedum produces a profusion of tiny, star-shaped yellow blossoms that attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, adding movement and life to your garden.
  • Versatile Ground Cover: Perfect for rock gardens andborders, and as a ground cover, Gold Moss Sedum thrives in various settings. Its spreading habit quickly fills gaps, preventing soil erosion and suppressing weeds.
  • Drought Tolerant: As a succulent, Gold Moss Sedum is highly drought-tolerant once established. It's an excellent choice for xeriscaping or areas with minimal irrigation.
  • Low Maintenance: This plant requires minimal care, making it ideal for busy gardeners or those new to gardening. It adapts well to poor soil conditions and doesn't need frequent watering or fertilizing.

What are the best growing conditions of the Gold Moss Sedum?

  • Light: Prefers full sun to partial shade. More sunlight enhances its vibrant color and promotes flowering.
  • Soil: Thrives in well-drained, sandy, or rocky soils. It tolerates poor soil conditions and can grow in cracks between stones or pavement.
  • Water: Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, it is highly drought-tolerant and requires minimal watering.
  • Temperature: Hardy in USDA zones 3-9. This sedum can withstand cold winters and hot summers, making it suitable for various climates.
How can gold moss sedum be used in landscaping?
  • Rock Gardens: Its low-growing, spreading nature makes it perfect for filling spaces between rocks and adding a pop of color.
  • Borders and Edging: Use it along pathways, borders, or as edging for garden beds to create a clean, defined look.
  • Containers: Gold Moss Sedum also does well in containers, where its trailing habit can be showcased.
  • Green Roofs: Its drought tolerance and shallow root system make it an excellent choice for green roofs and living walls.

Care Tips

  • Pruning: Minimal pruning is needed. Trim back any overgrown or leggy stems to maintain a neat appearance.
  • Fertilizing: Rarely requires fertilization. A light application of a balanced fertilizer in spring can promote growth, but it's generally unnecessary.
  • Pest and Disease Resistance: Gold Moss Sedum is resistant to most pests and diseases, making it a reliable and resilient choice for any garden.

Gold Moss Sedum is a versatile, low-maintenance plant that brings vibrant color and texture to any garden. Whether used as a ground cover, in rock gardens, or as edging, this hardy succulent enhances your landscape with its golden foliage and cheerful flowers. Embrace the beauty and ease of Gold Moss Sedum and enjoy a stunning garden with minimal effort.

Gold moss sedum is a NON-native plant.

  • USDA Zones 3-8
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Growing Zones:
  • Season: All
  • Height: 3"
  • Exposure: Full Sun - Part Shade
  • Ships As: 2" pot
  • Warranty: 10 days

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