Sedum rubrotinctum

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  • Sedum rubrotnctum

1 Gallon $6.50 $5.00

Though Sedum rubrotinctum is temporarily out of stock, try its blushing cousin, Aurora, a similar small-scale, colorful succulent ground cover.

Sedum rubrotinctum is known by a number of whimsical names such as “Pork and Beans”, “Jelly Bean Plant” and “Christmas Cheer.” This succulent grows as a green succulent-leaved rosette on elongating stems from 6 to 8 inches in length. In bright sun and with water withheld Sedum rubrotinctum’s leaves take on a very bright red hue. Yellow flowers tinged with red come out in spring.

Minimum purchase of any 4 plants for online orders.

All plants shipped bare root in one-gallon sizes.
Other sizes may be available for pick up from

our growing grounds in Fallbrook, 
CA.

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Sedum rubrotinctum

  • Names and Synonyms:  
    Sedum rubrotinctum
  • Common Names:  
    Pork and Beans, Christmas Cheer, Banana Cactus, Jelly Bean Plant
  • Family:  
    Crassulaceae
  • Origin:  
    Mexico
  • Size Label:  
    1 Gallon
  • Height:  
    6-8"
  • Width:  
    1-2'
  • Cold Tolerance:  
    20 to 25°F, -6.7 to -3.9°C
  • Heat Tolerance:  
    Very heat tolerant
  • Light Requirement:  
    Full sun on the coast, light shade inland
  • Water needs:  
    Drought tolerant but needs occasional irrigation in warm dry climates and during summer months.
  • Maintenance:  
    None
  • Uses:  
    This plant makes an interestingly colored small-scale ground cover in xeriscape and rock gardens provided the soil is well draining. It also does well in hanging baskets and is attractive for draping over walls and in containers. It's pretty when mixed with other succulents as well.
  • Propagation:  
    This sedum is easily propagated by cuttings and grown from seed.
  • Problems:  
    None
  • Special notes:  
    This plant grows as a green succulent-leaved rosette on elongating stems from 6 to 8 inches in length. In bright sun, the leaves take on a very bright red hue. New plants may be grown from leaves (or beans) that drop off or are separated from the stem and laid on the soil. In spring it produces yellow flowers tinged with red. Sedum rubrotinctum is poisonous and may cause irritation if ingested.