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Sedum Variegated

Sedum Variegated

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A Colorful, Low-Maintenance Succulent

Sedum Variegated, also known as Stonecrop, features fleshy leaves with green and cream coloration. The plant's compact growth and color variation make it a standout in any succulent collection. Its leaves form rosettes, creating a textured, carpet-like appearance.

Scientific Name: Sedum sp. (various species)
Common Names: Variegated Stonecrop, Pork and Beans (some varieties)
Origin: Various, including Europe, Asia, and North America
Family: Crassulaceae

Benefits

  1. Colorful Foliage: Attractive green and cream variegation.
  2. Drought Tolerant: Stores water in leaves, needs minimal watering.
  3. Versatile: Suitable for indoor and outdoor planting.
  4. Low Maintenance: Ideal for beginners and busy plant owners.

Care Instructions

Light: Bright, direct to indirect light. Tolerates full sun in cooler climates. 
Water: Allow soil to dry completely between waterings. Reduce in winter.
Soil: Well-draining cactus or succulent mix.
Temperature: 60-80°F (15-27°C). Can tolerate brief cold spells.
Humidity: Tolerates low humidity.
Fertilizer: Feed sparingly with balanced fertilizer in spring and summer.

Size and Growth

Mature Size: Varies by species, typically 3-6 inches tall, spreading 6-12 inches.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Available Size: 3.5"-inch pot.

Flowering

Produces small, star-shaped flowers in clusters.
Blooming Season: Late summer to fall.
Flower Color: Typically pink, white, or yellow, depending on variety.

Placement

Ideal for rock gardens, succulent arrangements, or as ground cover. Suitable for indoor pots, terrariums, and outdoor planters in appropriate climates.

Customer Reviews

★★★★★ "Easy to care for and adds great color to my succulent collection." - Sam R.

★★★★☆ "Grows well outdoors. Survived a mild winter in my garden." - Taylor P.

Propagation

Easily propagated through leaf cuttings or division. Allow cuttings to callus before planting in well-draining soil.

Common Issues

Pests: Watch for mealybugs and aphids. Treat with insecticidal soap if needed.
Diseases: Susceptible to root rot if overwatered. Ensure proper drainage.

Pet Safety

This plant is moderately toxic and can cause some adverse reactions. According to ASPCA.

FAQ

Q: Can Sedum Variegated survive winter outdoors? A: Many varieties are cold-hardy, but check your specific type. Protect from extreme cold.

Q: How often should I water my Sedum Variegated? A: Water when the soil is completely dry, typically every 2-3 weeks.

Q: Will Sedum Variegated lose its color indoors? A: It may lose some variegation in low light. Provide bright light for best color.

Note on Appearance

While photographs represent the typical appearance of Sedum Variegated, individual plants may vary slightly in size, leaf pattern intensity, and overall shape, contributing to each plant's unique character.

Sun: Direct

Sedum Variegated thrives in full sun to partial shade. Ensure it receives at least 6 hours of sunlight per day for optimal growth and vibrant variegation.

Light: Bright

This plant prefers bright, indirect light indoors. Place it near a sunny window where it can enjoy filtered sunlight throughout the day.

Water: When fully dry

Water Sedum Variegated sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so err on the side of underwatering rather than overwatering.

Humidity: Low

Sedum Variegated is tolerant of dry air conditions but appreciates moderate humidity levels. Misting the leaves occasionally can help maintain adequate moisture levels, especially during dry seasons.

Pet Friendly: Caution

Sedum Variegated carries a moderate level of toxicity and may trigger adverse reactions if ingested by pets. It's advisable to keep it out of reach of animals, as is recommended for most indoor plants. The severity of any reaction depends on the quantity consumed. However, if your pet doesn't typically show interest in plants, having this species in your home should pose minimal risk.

Pro Tip

To encourage compact growth and prevent legginess, regularly pinch back the stems of Sedum Variegated. This will promote branching and create a fuller, bushier plant over time.


Delivery Policy for Plant Condition

"I have only received part of my order. What to do?

No worries if you've only got part of your order! Our plants come from different nurseries and might arrive in separate shipments, typically 1-2 days apart. It's all part of ensuring your green friends reach you in top-notch condition!

If you do not receive the remaining packages within 48 hours contact support at info@mygreenscape.ca

What is the Life Time Support?

Absolutely! Lifetime support means you can count on us whenever you have questions or uncertainties about your plant. Whether you're puzzled by its behavior or just want to ensure it's thriving, we're here for you. Connect with us on Instagram @mygreenscapeto or shoot us an email at support@mygreenscape.ca.

When it comes to our guarantee for plants shipped with standard or express, rest assured that we offer a 30-day happy healthy plant guarantee on all such shipments. This ensures that your plants are covered for 30 days after delivery, giving you peace of mind regarding their condition. If you have any concerns within this period, feel free to reach out to us for assistance.



For further details, please visit our Local Delivery, Store Pickup, Standard Shipping Guide Page.

What to expect

Your plant will arrive in a standard nursery pot, typically 0.5" - 1" smaller than the stated size to seamlessly fit into your chosen decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are available for separate purchase.

Just like nature intended, each plant is unique, showcasing natural variations in size, shape, and characteristics. Our commitment is to deliver a plant that closely resembles the one featured on our website, matching your chosen size, and with the potential to thrive happily in your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Certainly! If you're pondering about ordering plants online, you're not alone. We've compiled the most frequently asked questions. Check out our FAQ section here for quick answers! Happy planting!

Size Guide

Choosing the right pot size for your plants can be a daunting task, especially if you're new to gardening. But fear not! Our pot sizes chart can help you find the perfect match for your plants, ensuring they have enough space to grow and thrive. With our guide, you'll be able to confidently choose the right pot size and plant variety for your gardening needs.

Plant Pot Size Guide.

Plant & Pot Size Chart
Extra Small 7-10 cm 2.5 - 3 inches
Small 11-12 cm 3.5 - 4 inches
Medium 14-17 cm 5 - 6 inches
Large 19-21 cm 8 - 10 inches
Extra Large 24-27 cm 12 - 14 inches


All sizes are specified in product details.

Your Complete Guide to Pot Sizes: What Size Should You Choose?

When selecting a pot for your plant, it's important to find the right size. But with all the different options out there, how do you know which one is best? We're here to help!

MyGreenscape's pot sizes chart is a great resource for finding your perfect fit. Our easy-to-read chart takes out all the guesswork and helps you quickly choose the right size for your plant.

Smaller pots are best for seedlings or small plants just starting out. These tend to be shallow but wide, allowing enough room for the roots of the young plant but not too much where they get overcrowded. Medium-sized pots are ideal when your plant has grown from its infancy and is ready for more space. These are deeper and wider than small pots, so that it can accommodate larger root systems - making sure your plant gets enough nourishment while still giving it breathing room. Large pots are top choice if you have an established plant in need of lots of space - think trees and large shrubs! The spacious depth and width allow plenty of room for deep root systems without struggling for air or light.

No matter what size you choose, MyGreenscape has got you covered, with our pot sizes chart guaranteeing you find the perfect fit every time!

Light Guide

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PRO TIPS

To prevent both under-watering and overwatering, use a well-draining potting mix and allow excess water to escape. Always check the soil moisture before adding more water to keep your plants thriving.