SunSparkler® Dazzleberry Sedum

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Add this jewel-toned groundcover to your landscape this season, and let it shine for you! SUNSPARKLER® Dazzleberry Sedum (Sedum 'Dazzleberry') features clear, raspberry-toned clusters of star-shaped blooms that last for many weeks to wrap up your summer. It stays colorfast even through high heat and humidity!

Introduced by breeder Chris Hansen, Dazzleberry is one of the best of the best groundcover Sedum varieties! Tiny, succulent, smokey blue-gray foliage is restful and cool from spring through fall. This Sedum spreads wide and covers the bare lower stems of taller plants. The raspberry blooms start earlier than other Sedum varieties. The colorful blooming clusters last for almost two months!

Dazzleberry Sedum, also known as Stonecrop, is cold hardy, deer resistant, heat, and drought tolerant throughout USDA growing zones 4 to 9. It takes on a long-lasting pinkish color in autumn and creates a soft, natural look all season long.

In the fall, look out! The raspberry-colored flowers of this groundcover perennial create a larger-than-life texture and visual impact. Dazzleberry is even ever'green' in the warmer zones!

Planting and Application:

This cute little groundcover fills in bare spots and softens the look of all your plantings. It naturally grounds your plantings in a very pleasing way! Think of groundcover plants as the polished "pedicure" of your garden that makes everything look tip-top. These useful ornamental plants are akin to "wood putty" that smooth over minor imperfections in woodworking. Layer in these tiny, ground-hugging plants to suppress weeds and finish the look of your garden design. These details are one of the best-kept secrets of professional garden designers!

Dazzleberry is the best solution for hard-to-plant banks, steep slopes, and that dusty garden spot that bakes in the sun. Plant them 10 inches apart on center, measuring from the center of one to the center of the next. They can be planted closer for a faster carpet of color and the fabulous bold color really draws the eye.

Why not create ultra-modern displays with en masse plantings? No need to go too wide. Narrow slices of brilliant color would be very effective, as well. Use several plants together to create a long ribbon of color that ties your whole design together.

Don't have a yard? No problem! Try planting them in a container for your balcony or deck! They are perfect for that one container you have that doesn't get watered as often as it should, too. Use them as a lovely "filler" at the edge of all of your exterior container plantings. They'll naturally spill over the side of the pot to give a lovely effect.

Use Dazzleberry by themselves, or create a collection of Sedums from the SUNSPARKLER® series. They'll be perfectly happy decorating Rock Gardens, or spilling down the top of a retaining wall. Sedums are also great for water-wise, Xeriscape gardens. Give them water to get them established, and they'll thrive for you, even in low-water situations.

These plants are on many states' Firewise lists for use in defensible spaces around your home and other structures. You'll love the bright "pop" of color at the end of the season. So will butterflies! They'll come a-calling, looking for easy access to a rich nectar source.

  • Wide-Clusters of Raspberry Pink Flowers
  • Blooms a Bit Earlier Than Other Varieties
  • Sturdy Thick Blue Stems
  • Smokey-Blue Succulent Foliage Turns Pink in Fall
  • Butterfly Magnet
  • Perfect Edging Plant, Easy Care Groundcover & Wonderful in Containers

#ProPlantTips for Care:

This easy-care low-maintenance perennial does best in full sun all day long. Provide at least 6 hours of direct sunlight in all but the hottest climates. If you are in Zone 9, consider planting in a location that receives light shade in the afternoon. Perfect for beginning gardeners, Dazzleberry Sedum is easy to grow in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil. No need to amend the soil during planting. Provide a medium amount of water on a regular basis throughout its first year in your landscape. Ease off on the supplemental water after the first year.

Prune the mounds back evenly in the very early spring, before you see new growth emerging. All plants appreciate a 3-4 inch thick layer of arborist mulch around their roots. Other than that, no special care is required for these low-growing perennials!

  • Best Color in Full Sun
  • Moderate to Low Soil Moisture Once Established
  • Nearly Any Very Well-Drained Soil Type
  • Prune Back Early Spring
  • Disease Resistant, Cold Hardy, Heat & Drought Tolerant
  • Deer Don't Prefer This Gorgeous Plant
  • Evergreen in Mild Climates

Create your own colorful paradise with these low-maintenance plants from Nature Hills. Order SUNSPARKLER® Firecracker Sedum today from Nature Hills today and you'll look like a professional garden designer!

Stonecrop Frequently Asked Questions

How To Grow And Care For Sedum?

Also known as Stonecrop, Sedum need full sun for the most flowers and very well-drained soil. Provide moderate, regular moisture and fertility. Prune down in the very early spring.

Will Sedum come back every year?

Sedum are reliable perennials so long as they have well-drained soil year-round.

What happens to Sedum in winter?

Sedum are herbaceous perennials that will lose their leaves after frost and die back to the ground. They leave behind ornamental dried flowers and stems for winter interest. In spring, they regrow from their root systems anew!

Will Stonecrop spread quickly?

Stonecrop or Sedum will not spread or become invasive, staying put where it's planted as low-growing mounding plants.

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Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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SunSparkler® Dazzleberry Sedum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Sedum 'Dazzleberry'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 6 - 8 inches
Mature Spread 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate to Low
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Raspberry Pink
Foliage Perennial
Foliage Color Blue-Gray
Fall Color Red, Pink
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No