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botanical name:
Sedum aizoon 'Aurantiacum'
Sedum aizoon 'Aurantiacum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Stonecrop
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.40m
width: 0.40m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
Rhizomatous perennial with dark red upright stems rising from a stout rootstock and bear alternate, stalkless, ovate, toothed, dark green leaves up to 8cm long. Clusters of star-shaped orange-yellow flowers opening from red tinted buds in summer, followed by round to ovoid red fruits.

Prefers moist, well drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant once established and will grow in poor soil.

By division, very easy.

Alpine and rock gardens, dry sunny banks and wall crevices.

other notes:
Native to Eastern Asia from Siberia to Japan.
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