Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database

Sedum oreganum (Oregon Stonecrop)


 Plantae Plants


 Tracheobionta Vascular plants


 Spermatophyta Seed plants


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 Crassulaceae Stonecrop family


 Sedum L. stonecrop


 Sedum oreganum Nutt. Oregon stonecrop

It is unusual to find succulents growing in the northwest but this one is found along the coast from Alaska to northern California, USDA zones 5-10.

Although this sedum requires regular water it also demands good drainage which explains why it is usually found growing in gravel or on rocky outcroppings.

Oregon Stonecrop will develop into a matte of rosette shaped green fleshy leaves with bronze overtones.

The yellow star shaped flowers will appear in clusters in summer and later wither but the leaves will remain evergreen.

This sedum is a great choice for the rock garden.

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