Tag Archives: Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’


Where were we? I’ve been working at the day job like a navvy, trying to clear some time for spring garden visits, shows and whatnot. But the garden in March initiates a measured sequence of distractions, which can really mess … Continue reading

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Sedum & the Summer of Neglect

A tale of invincibility. The sedum, with the survivability of a cockroach, has been performing every trick I’ve asked it to. Way back in January I planted up these hollow flues pried out of our chimney when some repairs were … Continue reading

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Some Plants to Forget

You won’t be rushing home from work to check on how these plants are holding up on a hot, dry summer day. Just forget about them. Aeonium with a nice, snaky curve, ballota, sedum, golden sedge, and a little pelargonium … Continue reading

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Senecio crassimus

I don’t see this succulent for sale frequently, or in gardens very often for that matter. Got mine at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show a couple years back, which coincidentally is opening next week, March 23-27, 2011. If … Continue reading

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For A Good Time, Ask For ‘Angelina’

Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ is almost unforgivably easy. But when something fast and aggressive is needed for experimenting with planting some concrete columns, there’s no better choice. Besides, three big handfuls could be taken from the mother plant without the garden … Continue reading

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