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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

1-3'

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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