Irish wildflowers BSBI map

Caucasian Stonecrop, Sedum spurium
Photographs: Macroom, Co. Cork

Caucasian Stonecrop
Phedimus spurius (Sedum spurium)
Family: Crassulaceae

Flowering July - August. Evergreen perennial. Garden escape.

Panicles of 5-petalled pink to reddish-purple flowers, very occasionally white. The fleshy green leaves are often tinged orange or reddish and usually opposite, the margins strongly papillose. Stems procumbent or decumbent, rooting. To 20cm.

Often grown in gardens and can be a persistent garden escape, discard or relic of cultivation. Identification confirmed by Paul Green

Caucasian Stonecrop, Sedum spurium

Caucasian Stonecrop, Sedum spurium
Caucasian Stonecrop, Phedimus spurius (Sedum spurium)

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