Sedum spathulifolium 'Cape Blanco'

Cape Blanco Stonecrop

Evergreen Groundcover, Perennial, Succulent

Attractive silver-gray foliage year-round is topped with vibrant yellow flowers in summer. This Pacific Northwest native is at home in the rockery, makes a good edger or a small-scale groundcover. Mix with other hardy sedum and sempervivum of varied color and size to create ground-hugging tapestry. A Pacific Northwest native.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 2 - 6 tall x 12 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Low and Spreading
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Edible, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Native Plant, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray

Flower Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Edging, Groundcover, Hell Strip
Special Situations: Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: ground hugger, matrix / mingler

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos