Stonecrops Rock

– Posted in: Garden Plants

When I first read Barbara’s choice for the GGW Plant Pick of the Month, I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to find many photos to share. Sedums – or stonecrops, as some know them – haven’t played a big part in my gardening experience over the years: not because I don’t like them, but [...]

GGW Plant Pick of the Month—Sedums

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Tough, adaptable sedums—there are about 100 species and countless cultivars—are the plant pick of the month for December. Best known of the lot is ‘Autumn Joy’, more correctly listed by its German name, ‘Herbstfreude’. This familiar and adaptable perennial produces flowers that look like great clumps of broccoli when they first appear in the garden. [...]