Aizoon stonecrop Sedum aizoon

Aizoon stonecrop


S. aizoon is a rhizomatous, deciduous perennial, to about 45cm tall, with upright, unbranched, red stems bearing coarsely-toothed, narrowly oval leaves up to 8cm long. In summer produces flattened clusters of small, yellow, star-shaped flowers

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Aizoon stonecrop

  • skullToxicity

    May cause mild stomach upset if eaten, contact with sap may irritate skin. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowering to maintain shape or leave seedheads overwinter

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Drought Resistant Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring or by softwood cuttings of non-flowering shoots in early summer

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to fungal and bacterial crown rot and root rots