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Flowering moss

Sedum pulchellum

Sea star, Widow's cross

This annual or evergreen biennial with fleshy, needle-like, mid- to bright green leaves has a mat-forming habit. In late spring and early summer it produces branched clusters of tiny pink flowers.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Seed
Seedlings tend to appear in late summer or early autumn after the mother plant has turned brown. Seedling typically bloom in early summer of the following year.

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam, Sand, Chalk
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Crassulaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by slugs, snails, scale insects & vine weevil. It can also suffer from foot/root rot.

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