Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Sedum

Sedum ternatum
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Cliff
Season of Interest:
Main Color: White
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

2 to
4
inches

Spread:

12 to
inches
Size
Height: 2 to
4
inches
Spread: 12 to
inches
Size
Height: 2 to
4
inches
Spread: 12 to
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Makes a nice little ground cover at the foot of shrubs or taller natives.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in full sun or partial shade in soil with average moisture.
Special Features
Evergreen
Special Usage
Ground Cover
Basic Description

White, starlike flowers smother this little sedum for a few weeks every spring. The small green fleshy leaves are arranged in whorls of three around the stem. The foliage is evergreen.

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