Use Sedum Matrona in borders and beds to add height behind other lower growing hardy succulents. Sedum is a tough plant that will grow in nearly any condition, including drought and even poor, rocky soil, as long as the soil drains well. Matrona Sedum is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Hylotelephium Hylotelephium . Any part you cut off to thin or shape the plant can be transplanted into the ground. See more photographs of each plant by clicking on the photographs. Synonyms Sedum 'Matrona' Sedum telephium 'Matrona' Family Crassulaceae Genus Hylotelephium are succulent perennials with heads of small star-shaped flowers in summer to autumn. Sedum is a cinch to start from leaf cuttings. Display each plant's location on a map of the JCRA's beds by clicking on the bed numbers. As with most succulents, propagation of a sedum is extremely easy. Treat the cutting with rooting hormone. They have a slightly sour, astringent taste. Fill a 6- to 8-inch planting container with a mixture of clean sand and … Leaves may root where they fall. Sedum telephium 'Matrona', Hylotelephium 'Matrona', Millennium plant, Stonecrop 'Matrona', Sedum 'Matrona' Genus. Food Source The leaves of Sedum reflexum, also known as stone orpine , are often used as herbs or in salads in Europe. The cultivars―Herbstfreude, Bertram Anderson, Matrona, and Ruby Glow―have been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. Propagate by division. Sedum 'Matrona' Your search resulted in one taxon in our living collections. Wait a week or two and check for roots. BTW many of these techniques also work really well on herbs. Here’s all you have to do to get the sedum leaves to root: Gently peel off a leaf from the stem of the sedum and try to retain a little bit of the stem on the end of the leaf. I can then cut this into 3-4 smaller pieces for propagation if desired. I generally take a single stem of the subject sedum and cut it back to the ground. Variety or Cultivar 'Matrona' _ 'Matrona' is a clump-forming perennial with fleshy, silvery-green leaves, flushed red around the edges, and dark purple stems bearing corymbs of pink flowers in autumn. Asserting a decidedly horizontal element to the garden, long-lasting flat umbels of starry flowers emerge from buds in broccoli-like clusters. Tough yet delightful, beloved by butterflies and bees, these succulent perennials flourish even in lean and mean soil. Matrona Stonecrop is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Sedum Stonecrop. of the fleshy water storing roots in early spring; each growing point will make a new crown eventually. No need to worry about using only the tip portion, although others will say to take only the soft tips of the sedum for propagation. Stem cuttings root easily if allowed to callous before planting. 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