Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


Sedum ternatum - Wild Stonecrop

Woodland Stonecrop

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range
Wild Stonecrop

To view the natural range of Wild Stonecrop visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website.

Native Plant of the Year - LEAP (Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity) - Native Plant of the Year 2015
Sedum ternatum
Young Woodland Stonecrop
Wildlife Significance - Sedum ternatum
Nectar Source - Butterflies, flies and bees like Andrena forbesii 

Pollen Sourse - For bees like Andrena forbesii and flies 

- Not a favorite of deer and other mammals

For more details on this plant visit the Illinois Wildflower website
small liitle succulent plant
Sedum ternatum - does well in shady spots
Tiny white flowers of Sedum ternatum
Our Wild Stonecrop in full bloom!

Cultivation Information - Woodland - Stonecrop

Height - under 6 inches
Flower Color - White
Blooms - April to June
Sun - Shade - resistant to drought a leaves and stems hold water

Roots - Shallow, keep gardens weeded to reduce competition 
Hardy Zone - 4 to 8
Soil - Dry, to moist, well drained
pH - Above 7 does 

Family Crassulaceae
Small organce and black butterfly with white little spots on the wing tips
Red admiral Butterfly - Ken & Paula Korber
Plant Provenance - Sedum ternatum - Wild Stonecrop  Native Roots - Bio Bash 2017