Sedum humifusum Dwarf Stonecrop Super tight and tiny, deep green foliage shows off in spring, then turns bright red in heat and cold. This plant will reseed itself freely. Brilliant yellow star flowers in summer.This is a perfect plant for tight spots, pocket plantings or pathways where water is limited. Sharp drainage is a must. Over watering will impair growth. Very drought tolerant.
Dragon's blood sedum may be the hardiest and most versatile of all weed-suppressing ground covers. A cultivar of the succulent Sedum spurium, Dragon's blood ('Schorbuser Blut') is hardy in Zones 3-8. Not only does it grow in full sun as well as partial shade, but it also thrives in poor soil.
Creeping Sedum is fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.
Sedum is a perennial that requires almost no care. These scrappy plants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors and won’t knuckle under to heat, drought, winter cold, or insects. One of our favorites is a variety called Dragon’s Blood sedum. This fast-growing creeper has pretty red-and-green foliage, making it an excellent groundcover for sloping sites. Sedums prefer sunny locations, but they will also grow well in partial shade. Grows in Zones 3-10.
DRAGONS BLOOD SEDUM (Gaura lindheimeri) Perennial; Ht: 3”-6" Light: Sun. Spread: 12” Soil: Well Drained. Fast-growing ground cover with brilliant red foliage. A succulent with needle-like leaves which turn vibrant orange-red in fall. The more sun it gets, the more intense the foliage becomes. Exceptionally tolerant of heat and drought and also tolerate cold and being planted in poor dry soil. Low growing Sedum is used for containers borders, edging and as a dense spreading groundcover.