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Native to southeast Ohio Deer-resistant
Native to eastern United States Likes full sun
Native to North America Likes shade
Edible for humans Evergreen or wintergreen
Pollinator-friendly plant Suitable for wet sites

You may have read that sedums in general are deer-resistant. Unfortunately, deer aren't readers. Most of them actually seem fairly safe, but not enough so that we'd label them deer-resistant. They definitely love to chomp on the more popular Hylotelephium species.

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Sedums


 

Genus Hylotelephium


Hylotelephium cauticola - showy orpine: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A clumping medium-size sedum with blue foliage and deep pink flowers. Slow-growing.

Hylotelephium - "Herbstfreude" - Autumn Joy live-forever: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A classic large sedum found in many an old garden, with dark pink flowers lacking stamens. It originated as a hybrid between Hylotelephium spectabile and H. telephium.

Hylotelephium spectabile - live-forever: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

The classic large sedum making sizeable clump over the years, with dense heads of bright pink flowers.

Hylotelephium telephioides - live-forever: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

The only member of this genus native to North America. A rock-lover, with white flowers in early autumn. Light grayish-green foliage is attractive.

Hylotelephium telephium - live-forever: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A sedum commonly used in hybrids, but very nice by itself.

Hylotelephium ussuriense - "Turkish Delight": 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

Foliage is dark green and purple. Flowers are dark pink.

Hylotelephium verticillatum - slender orpine: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

This looks like a very slender version of live-forever, with light-green foliage, but the flowers are white to greenish. Prefers shade and a moist soil.

 

Genus Sedum: Section Phedimus


Sedum ellacombianum - Ellacombia stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

Summer-blooming, covered with yellow flowers, followed by orange fruits.

Sedum hybridum - little evergreen stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

Summer-blooming, with yellow flowers, fall and winter color orange-red.

Sedum kamschaticum - Kamchatka stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A coarse-textured stonecrop with toothed leaves and yellow flowers, blooming in May.

Sedum middendorfianum - Middendorf stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A coarse-textured stonecrop with toothed leaves and yellow flowers, blooming in May.

Sedum spurium "John Creech" - John Creech sedum: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A coarse-textured stonecrop with deep pink flowers.

Sedum spurium "Dragon's Blood" - Dragon's Blood sedum: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A coarse-textured stonecrop with reddish foliage and deep pink flowers.

Sedum stoloniferum - stolon stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

Blooms pink in summer.

 

Genus Sedum: Section Petrosedum


Sedum polytrichoides - "Chocolate Ball" - Chocolate Ball sedum: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A dense, fairly finely-textured sedum with a deep brown-purple color. Very striking.

Sedum rupestre "Angelina" - Angelina sedum: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A coarse-textured stonecrop with needle-like leaves and yellowish tips. Yellow flowers in May-June. Very cold-hardy.

Sedum rupestre "Blue Spruce" - Blue Spurce sedum: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A coarse-textured stonecrop with needle-like bluish leaves. Yellow flowers. Very cold-hardy.

 

Genus Sedum: Section Sedum


Sedum acre - wallpepper or moss stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A fine-textured mossy stonecrop with light green foliage and yellow flowers.

Sedum album - white stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A medium-textured stonecrop with white flowers. Extremely cold-hardy. The most common stonecrop in Europe.

Sedum dasyphyllum - Corsican stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A very small sedum with green to gray to pink to yellow color. Intensely dislikes overwatering. Whitish blossoms.

Sedum glaucophyllum - cliff stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

Native to the Appalachian Mountains; loves limestone and needs shade. Great for rock gardens. White blossoms.

Sedum lineare var. variegatum - variegated needle sedum: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

More erect than most sedums, and slower to spread. The green needle-like leaves have cream-white borders. White flowers. This species is more winter-sensitive than most of what we carry. Does not do well in full sun.

Sedum makinoi - Japanese stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

The most winter-tender sedum that we have, but growable outside if care is taken. Of course, it can also be container grown. Relatively large rounded, very green leaves with yellow flowers.

Sedum obtusifolium "Listoniae" - Listoniae sedum: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

The largest-leaved of any of our sedums, with the largest flowers, which are pink to red.

Sedum sarmentosum - gold moss: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A light green, quickly-spreading sedum, stays close to the ground. May escape in urban areas. Yellow flowers.

Sedum sexangulare - watch-chain stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

A fine-textured stonecrop with erect stems that look like miniature evergreens. Yellow flowers.

Sedum ternatum - woodland stonecrop: 4 inch: $5, mum pot: $13

Our native sedum. Prefers shade and spring moisture. White flowers can cover the plant.