October daphne

Sedum sieboldii | Also known as: October sedum, October plant, Siebold's stonecrop | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

If you love succulents you’ll fall head over heels for sedum sieboldii or October daphne and if you haven’t considered succulents before, this one will be love at first sight! October daphne features rounded, bluish-green leaves that are edged in pink, and the clusters of pink, star-shaped flowers it produces are simply stunning. October Daphne is ideally suited to a sunny area within relatively fertile and well-drained soil but it will accommodate partial shade as well. This beautiful plant is striking in an alpine or rock garden and there’s no need to look any further for enticing and elegant groundcover. October daphne will also charm within a container or a hanging basket and any garden visitor is sure to become an ardent admirer of this striking succulent.

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Known dangers?
  • yes
Dangers: comments
  • Avoid eating this plant, or you may have mild stomach upset. Its sap may irritate your skin.
Height [m]
  • 0.1
Spread [m]
  • 0.2
Dominant flower colour
  • Pink
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early autumn
  • Mid autumn
  • Late autumn
Foliage in spring
  • Blue-green
Foliage in summer
  • Blue-green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Blue-green
Propagation methods
  • softwood cuttings
  • seed
  • division
Growth habit
  • Mound-forming
  • Spreading
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z6-9
Heat zone
  • H9-6
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -23 - -1
Heat days
  • 45 - 150
Moisture
  • well-drained
Soil type
  • sandy
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Cacti & succulents
  • Succulents
Grown for
  • Attractive flowers and foliage
Creative category
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
Garden type
  • Indoor or winter garden
  • Cottage garden
  • Rock garden
  • Containers
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 2 to 5 years