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Sedum morganianum | Donkey Tail

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Synonym Names: Burro Tail

Family: Crassulaceae

Location:

This succulent perennial will grow best in a wall pot or hanging basket due to its long stems. It has light, gray green leaves that grow over one another to give off a "braided" look. The flowers are pink to deep red and bloom in spring and summer.

Anatomy

Plant Type

Shrub, Ground cover

Height Range

Under 1'

Width Range

Flower Color

Red, Yellow

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

Leaf Color

Bronze, Brown, Green, Red

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Low

Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

Invasive

USDA Zones

9, 10

Sunset Zones

8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Heat

Design

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Spanish

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Entry, Walkways, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container, Hanging Baskets

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Photography by: Mullany/MJC

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