Dragon's Blood Stonecrop

Sedum spurium 'Schorbuser Blut'

Plant Details:

Plant Type: Cactus or Succulent
Plant Family: Crassulaceae
Plant Description: Vigorous, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with dark purple-tinted leaves. Late summer brings rounded corymbs of dark-pink flowers. Plant in well-drained soils. Prefers moderate amounts of water but may tolerate some drought. Flowers best in full sun.


Maintenance Type: Succulent
Plant Care: Succulent (perennials with fleshy leaves and no spines): Remove dead leaves and stems. Succulents with stems that die back in the fall may be left for winter interest or removed once dried. Trim as necessary to retain a desirable shape.

Plant Attributes:

Mature Size: 4" tall x 24" wide
Utah Native: No
Plant Select: No
Pollinator Friendly: Yes
Localscapes: Infill Plant, Park Strip Plant, Central Open Shape
Foliage Interest: Yes
Foliage Colors: Burgundy, Green, Multicolored
Bloom Colors: Pink
Bloom Seasons: Late Summer
Bloom Period: Aug - Sep

Growing Conditions:

Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9
Light Requirement: Full Sun (6+ hrs sun), Part Shade (4-6 hrs morning sun), Part Sun (4-6 hrs afternoon sun)
Irrigation Requirement:     Moderate (1/2" every 7-10 days)
Salt Tolerant: Unknown
Deer Resistant: Unknown

Garden Location:

  • Commercial Concepts
    • Education Center Plaza
  • Design Path
    • Design Ideas-West
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter