Sedum nevii – Nevius Stonecrop

Published on June 7, 2012 by Casey

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Nevius Stonecrop
Nevius Stonecrop

Evergreen, blue-green succulent leaves create a carpet that creeps along the ground’s contours and comes alive in July with tiny spikes of white flowers and contrasting purple anthers. Native insects and butterflies love the nectar rich bloom. A perfect plant for grouping in shaded, dry areas.

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  • Thrives in sun or shade
  • Tough and dependable
  • Deer resistant
  • Drought tolerant a great selection for xeriscaping
  • Native insects and butterflies love its flowers
  • Superb, carefree groundcover

Native Range

Dry, shaded areas in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia

Native Trivia

Green roofs are becoming an environmental friendly trend in building. Sedums like this one are primarily used because its evergreen foliage is tough and has the ability to survive intensely contrasting conditions and still look beautiful.

Characteristics & Attributes

    Plan Sub Group
    • Low Perennials

    • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
    • Shade
    • Sun
    • Filtered Shade

    • Well-drained

    Soil Moisture Preference
    • Dry
    • Average

    Attracts Wildlife
    • Butterflies
    • Beneficial insects

    Bloom Time
    • Summer

    Critter Resistance
    • Deer Resistant

    Habitat Collection
    • Dry Shade
    • Butterfly

    Foliage Color
    • Blue-green

    • Drought tolerant
    • Climbing, trailing
    • Rock garden
    • Ground cover
    • Container
    • Mass plant

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