Suggested uses. Benefits from light shade and more frequent water in hot summer climates. Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun. Yellow Sedum is so well-known and used that it has many common names: Goldmoss Stonecrop, Goldmoss Sedum, or Golden Carpet Stonecrop. The moderate growth rate of the Goldmoss allows the plant to spread over a wide area. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees, flies. As it spreads it forms a dense mat and does well planted in small, rocky crevices. Sedum acre also called as Gold moss Sedum, goldmoss stonecrop, mossy stonecrop, biting stonecrop, wallpepper, is a species of the genus Sedum. Sedum Nussbaumerianum – Coppertone Stonecrop Graptopetalum paraguayensis , or the "ghost plant", is a great, trailing, wandering, ground cover. Goldmoss Stonecrop (Sedum acre) Join the Club to Manage Your Garden Plant Details; Basic Care Instructions; Detailed Care Instructions; Features. Propagating Stonecrop Plant. It is a good, strong grower for outdoor ground cover. One of the hardiest succulents available. It has tiny leaves of bright lime to golden green. Light: These succulents grow best in locations where they will enjoy the full sun at least six or more hours per day.Most species will tolerate partial shade but will not thrive in deep shade. Goldmoss Stonecrop Care & Growing Conditions Size and Growth. Cultivation. All you need is a leaf or bit of stem. Small clusters of tiny, star-shaped, bright yellow flowers, adorned with protruding stamens bloom, just above the foliage throughout most of the summer. Resembles moss until it becomes covered with tiny yellow flowers. Soil: Sedums do not like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is essential to prevent root rot.Choose a gritty, well-draining soil. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Sedum Species, Gold Moss Stonecrop, Graveyard Moss, Stringy Stonecrop (Sedum sarmentosum) supplied by member gardeners in … Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils. Or keep the mossy stonecrop on how you want to grow them. Yellow Stonecrop ground cover plants form a brilliant, intense golden yellow carpet that will rapidly spread and fill in, giving you ground cover over a large area in a very short time. This variety forms a low carpet of tiny succulent green leaves, the tips of each stem turning buttery yellow in the spring. We love the colors that this plant brings out in a design, complementing the blues, pinks, and purples that so many of the gorgeous succulents have to offer. Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Containers, Wildlife. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. How to Grow and Care for Sedum sarmentosum. Tiny golden star flowers appear in early summer. The plant is self-fertile. Delightful spreading groundcover forms patches of bright green leaves. Planting stonecrop stem shallowly in a very gritty medium or lay a leaf on the surface of sandy soil will result in a new succulent in no time. They have a width of up to 24″ inches but grow only 2″ inches in height. The creeping selections of Stonecrop are excellent groundcover plants, particularly for hot, dry sites with poor soil. It is hardy to zone (UK) 5 and is not frost tender. Sedums are one of the easiest plants to reproduce and most members of the stonecrop family can be propagated similarly. Very hardy and drought tolerant, Sedum acre (Gold Moss) is a low growing, mat-forming, evergreen succulent perennial with tangled stems clothed with conical, bright green leaves. It is in leaf all year, in flower from June to July, and the seeds ripen from July to August. Sedum acre 'Minus' (Goldmoss stonecrop 'minus') will reach a height of 0.03m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years. Sedum acre is an evergreen Perennial growing to 0.1 m (0ft 4in) by 0.3 m (1ft) at a fast rate.