SUNSPARKLER® Wildfire Sedum

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Incredibly Brilliant Groundcover Foliage Wildfire Stonecrop!

  • Brilliant Cherry-Red Foliage With Pink Margins
  • Bright Rosy-Red Flowers
  • Vigorous Growth & Small Succulent Leaves
  • Dense & Spreading Habit
  • Clump-Forming Groundcover Perennial
  • Easy to Grow & Low Maintenance
  • Cold Hardy Winter Interest
  • Food For Birds
  • Rabbit & Deer Resistant
  • Grows In Poor Soil
  • Heat, Salt & Drought Tolerant Plant
  • Bees & Butterflies Love the Blooms!

The SUNSPARKLER® series has introduced a brilliantly color-saturated Sedum for your landscape! The cherry-red, fiery color of Wildfire Stonecrop (Sedum rupestre SUNSPARKLER® 'Wildfire' PP 28621) will be a standout addition to your garden!

The small oval leaves are waxy and show-stopping bright red! This amazing ground cover will fill your landscape with incredible color! With a two-toned effect, the foliage is further enhanced by a bright pink margin on each leaf!

Forming dense spreading mounds that add immense drama to any garden, Wildfire has glossy foliage and brighter red new growth. Generally growing to only a few inches high and 10-15" wide, these provide filler and brilliance as they wind around your other garden plants.

These easy to grow perennials are able to stand up to the full sun without failing. Wildfire's flower heads are deep rose-red to reddish-pink clusters the pollinators won't be able to resist!

With blooms lasting all summer until fall frost, the seed heads dry on the plant, you can prune these off for a clean winter appearance or leave them for both winter interest or food for songbirds!

How to Use Wildfire Stonecrop In The Landscape

Sedum Wildfire is an intense and unique border and perennial garden addition! Their vivid coloration and bold blooms add depth and drama to the landscape. Any sunny bed and Cottage garden will be enchanted with this vibrant foliage.

Growing in full sun without wilting or burning, the dense habit and thicker foliage allows Wildfire to spread and sprawl about your sunny sites, with color all growing season. Pollinator gardens and Rock gardens both benefit from these curious plants!

The attractive foliage is drought and salt tolerant so plant these in that 'hell strip' along the road, and those in coastal areas can enjoy Stonecrop near ocean spray without worry.

Incredible contrast among your perennial beds and an amazing spiller in planters and containers. Mass plantings in hot sunny locations are natural places to plant Stonecrop, and will be amplified enormously because of this incredible color combo!

A bold row of these cherry-red groundcovers will enhance any area! Try a row in front of your foundation shrubs or along a sunny walkway. These naturally spill and tumble over rock walls and retaining walls beautifully.

Each mound will grow together to form a uniform carpet of vivid red, creating a low-maintenance groundcover. Adding an eye-catching designer touch to your landscape!

Asian-inspired and Zen gardens welcome this red Sedum will brightly wind and tumble over the landscape without becoming overpowering. Plant around upright structure and ornamental grasses to enhance their height, or let it ramble around your Roses.

Try creating a focal point planting in your garden by clustering these in a grouping of 3 or more for a stand-out accent! Seating areas, birdbaths, outdoor sculptures and urns become the main feature with a skirting of these around their base.

Sedum are well-known for their drought tolerance which makes them amazing for Xeriscaping while their heat tolerance makes them perfect for Firescaping. Wide bands and blocks of this vibrant plant will be low-maintenance barriers around your landscape.

Great for erosion control, Sedum creep and spread readily without lots of care, so fill that hard-to-mow slope with bright color!

#ProPlantTips For Care

Wildfire Stonecrop loves the full sun and tolerates heat and sun all summer without fail. Handling some part sun in hotter climates.

Stonecrop does amazingly in any kind of well-drained soil, and can also tolerate poor or rocky soils with ease. In fact, Stonecrop grown in organically rich soil are actually lanky and weak stemmed.

Stonecrop has very low moisture needs and is very cold hardy in growing zones 4 and up. These require very little maintenance, plus they are pest and disease-free. Stonecrop benefits from division every few years and removing of dead debris each early spring.

You will love the vivid cherry-red foliage of Wildfire Stonecrop! Order yours from Nature Hills Nursery today for a bright and colorful garden filler and spiller!

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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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SUNSPARKLER® Wildfire Sedum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Sedum rupestre 'Wildfire'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 6 inches
Mature Spread 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Rose Pink
Foliage Color Cherry Red
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No