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Hollinshead Water-wise Garden Plants

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Kathy Ketchum

Taxon ID#

84

Forms a dense spreading groundcover with foliage consisting of alternate, linear to mostly spatulate (spoon shaped) succulent leaves which are toothed toward the apex or top half of the leaf. While the foliage is pale green during the summer, it turns a bronzy green.

Scientific  Name:

Phedimus kamtschaticus floriferum 'Weihenstephaner Gold'

Common Name 1

› Orange Stonecrop

Family:

Crassulaceae

Origins:

China and Pacific coast of Siberia including the Kamchatka Peninsula

Plant Type:

Succulent
Common Name 2

› Kamtchatka Sedum

Common Name 3

› Kamtchatka Stonecrop

Oregon native:

no

Western state native:

no

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Landscape Application Information

Seasonal Care

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MAINTENANCE

Maintenance Level:

Low

Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:

3

Sun Preference:

Full Sun

Water Preference:

L

Soil Preference:

Regular to poor, sandy, or gravelly soils; well-drained, neutral

Fertilizer Needs:

None

Recommended Mulch:

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Foliage Color:

Gray-Green

Foliage Description:

Alternate, linear to mostly spatulate (spoon shaped) succulent leaves, toothed toward the apex or top half of leaf

Fragrant:

no

Predominant flower color:

Yellow

Flower Description:

Half-inch star-shaped pale yellow flowers that open from pink bud clusters on arching stems rising above the foliage to 6" tall

Fall color:

yes

Fall Color Description:

Bronze to gold foliage

Winter Foliage:

Deciduous

Winter Interest:

no

Winter Interest Description:

Mature height:

6"

Mature spread:

12"

Growth rate:

Medium

LANDSCAPE APPLICATION

Deer Resistant:

yes

Fire Resistant:

yes

Attracts Pollinators:

yes

Attracts Butterflies:

yes

Native Habitat:

Attracts Birds:

no

Cut/Dried Flowers:

no

Used by Wildlife:

no

Swales:

no

Wildlife Use:

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Kathy Ketchum

Hedge/Screen:

no

Border:

yes

Erosion Control:

no

Windbreak:

no

Ground Cover:

yes

Provides Shade:

no

Rock Garden:

yes

Cover Structures:

no

First Bloom:

Last Bloom:

Adds Texture/Movement:

Ornamental Accent:

no

yes

Garden Observations:

Seasonal Care
Maintenance

SEASONAL CARE

Spring Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Summer Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Fall Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Winter Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Long Term Care:

Plant in area that allows good water drainage after rain

Insect Pests:

None serious

Wildlife Pests:

Diseases:

Fungal infections (which result from excess water) that cause root or crown rot; leaf blotch, leaf spot, stem rot, rusts, powdery mildew

Environmental Problems:

Tolerates air pollution

Landscape Problems:

Will spread by rhizomes

Care Comments:

Avoid overwatering and fertilizing; plant in area that allows good water drainage after rain

RESOURCES

OSU Landscape Profile:

USDA Plants:

Calscape Database:

LBJ Native Plant Database:

Missouri Botanical Garden Database:

Monrovia Profile:

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Alternate Source 2:

Source Comment:

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