Sedum 'Matrona'

Matrona Stonecrop


Herbaceous Perennial

A tough and sturdy, drought tolerant perennial with wonderful seasonal flow. In spring, foliage emerges and grows strongly upright on purple stems, as the season progress pink flowers form and age to progressively darker hues, which if allowed to remain until late fall and winter, the remaining seed heads have a pleasing structure and provide food for birds.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low

Description

Size: 18 - 24 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Succulent

Features: Attractive Foliage, Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Bronze / Copper, Brown / Chocolate

Flower Color: Brown / Chocolate, Coral / Salmon
Bloom Season: Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Firewise, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Bees, Beneficial Insects, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Clumping

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

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