For a rich blanket of color in those hot, sunny areas, try Sedum �Firecracker� from breeder Chris Hansen who also brought us �Dazzleberry� and �Lime Zinger�. This is Chris� improvement over his previous red-foliage introduction, �Cherry Tart�.
You will be amazed by the foliage bud count on each dormant plug; it is a very dense growing, well-branched selection that won�t split open in summer. It puts on a strong show of burgundy red color all season long, with only the tiniest new leaves emerging mint green. Plant �Firecracker� en masse in the landscape as a colorful, weed-suppressing ground cover and enjoy its vibrant pink flowers in late summer to early fall as an added bonus.
Photo credit: Walter's Gardens
Height x Width: 6"" x 18""
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Fall
Foliage: Burgundy Red
Notes: Tolerates drought conditions. Attracts insects or birds.
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