Sedum Touchdown Teak

Upright Stonecrop, Stonecrop, Hylotelephium
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Perfectly Suited for Hot, Dry Sites
This champ sports deep chocolate leaves on cherry red stems. The morning dew sparkles like diamonds on its upright glossy foliage. Rose-red flowers join the team in summer. Provide it with a sunny ‘field position’ and your garden will score big with this winner. Sedum Touchdown Teak provides beautiful low-care summer and fall color. They store water in their thick succulent leaves which enables them to be extremely drought tolerant too!

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Patent PP26,078

Plant Type Perennials

Species telephium

Height Medium 18"

Spacing Plant 16" apart

Bloom Time Late Summer to Early Fall

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny

Zones 4-9

Soil Type Normal, Clay, Sandy

Water Needs Low

Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Long-Blooming
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Winter Interest

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Sedum General Information

Sedum are grown for their distinctive fleshy foliage. They are available in a wide range of shapes and sizes - upright and groundcovers. A reliable, hardy and easy-to-grow perennial. Star-shaped flowers are usually in clusters or sprays that often change color throughout their bloom time. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Sedum Plant Care

Sedum prefer full sun and average to poor well-drained soil. Can be divided in spring. No need to deadhead during the growing season. Cut back in early spring, as new growth will come from the ground, first appearing as little nuggets pushing up through the soil. Pinch back once during early summer if height control is desired.