Plant this hardy succulent in your sunny areas and be amazed by its color and ground covering habit. Its green leaves are edged in cherry red, and in late summer, it produces large clusters of pink flowers. As it grows, this succulent forms a tight, weed-suppressing mat.
Foliage Type3/4" round, apple green leaves borne in 3s around the stems and each leaf is narrowly outlined in cherry red.
Bloom TimeLate summer to Early fall
Flower FormSmall, star-shaped flowers bloom at the ends of short stems.
Soil RequirementsWell-drained, average soil. Does not like to be wet.
PruningRemove seed heads in the spring when the new growth begins to show.
Winter CareNone, except to mulch lightly the first year if planted in fall. Remove the mulch early in spring, before new growth starts.
State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
Planting InstructionsIn clay soil, rhizomes should be slightly exposed. In sandy soil, they can be covered an inch or two. Full sun is best, at least 5 hours of sunlight each day. Water during dry periods.
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