Steel the Show Sedum

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Put the finishing touch on your landscape design with late-blooming Steel the Show Sedum (Sedum 'Steel the Show')! Contrast with the green of the usual garden fare by including these dense, low, compact mounds of silvery blue-green foliage and rich, rosy-pink flowers in the fall.

This improved cultivar features small, silvery gray-green leaves and tens of thousands of free-flowering terminal compound flower cymes that completely cover the foliage! These in turn will be covered in hungry bees and butterflies! Also known as Stonecrop, these hardy perennials show off their gorgeous foliage and tiny, star-shaped flowers that fill their flower clusters.

Their compact growth habit resists opening in the center of the crown. Add them to your groundcover Sedum collection to continue the flower power by several weeks in early fall and look great in dried floral décor and winter interest. Hardy throughout USDA growing zones 3 to 8, this Sedum is a designer secret for a lovely carpet of color that is super cold-hardy and drought-tolerant.

Planting and Application:

Sedum Steel the Show are at home in sunny borders, and makes an elegant addition to any landscape! With its modern color styling, it suits garden styles from Zen to English. Add them to patio pots, and container gardens, or tuck as edging along your sunny garden border. They'll happily scramble along the ground to soften Rock Gardens, too!

Steel the Show is a ground-hugging perennial that thrives in tough spots. Thin, rocky, and poor soil is a wonderful site for this durable succulent! Why work too hard in the yard? Rely on tough plants like Sedum to make your life easier! Stonecrop are fast-growing and performs beautifully in the most difficult of Xeric growing conditions while looking good doing it. Plus Sedum are on Firewise landscaping plants and can be used in defensible spaces around your home!

this mat-forming low-growing plants crowd out weeds, and are ideal for use as mass plantings and erosion control on slopes! Growing to a 14-16 inch wide mature spread, you'll want to plant about that width by measuring from the center of one to the center of the next. Plant them closer for a faster fill of these small succulents! Create a mass planting using a zig-zagging planting pattern with staggered rows to cover your space.

  • Starry Pink Blossoms
  • Silvery Blue-Green Succulent Foliage
  • Compact Low-Growing Mounds
  • Butterfly & Bee Friendly
  • Containers, Mass Plantings, Specimens & Focal Points

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Steel the Show Sedum can tolerate heavy rain and wind. Just ensure you plant these perennials in full sun and very well-drained soil for best results. Establish your new Steel the Show Sedum with a moderate schedule of water. Once is established, it'll be a low-water usage plant - tolerant of high heat and drought. All plants appreciate a 3-4 inch thick layer of arborist mulch around their roots. Snip spent flower stalks as needed to further extend the season of bloom. Do any gentle cleanup of dried foliage in early spring with a very light raking or by hand to avoid damage.

  • Best Color in Full Sun
  • Moderate to Low Soil Moisture Once Established
  • Nearly Any Very Well-Drained Soil Type
  • Prune Back Early Spring
  • Drought Tolerant & Deer Seldom Bother These

Don't miss the incredible late-season flower inflorescences that help light up your autumn yard. Order your Steel the Show Sedum today at Nature Hills Nursery!

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.

What Shipping Options Do You Offer?

NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won'ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Stonecrop Sedum for sale here at NatureHills.com!

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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Steel the Show Sedum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Sedum 'Steel the Show'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 6 - 8 inches
Mature Spread 14 - 16 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Rose Pink
Foliage Color Blue-Green
Fall Color Blue
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No