Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


Sedum ternatum - Wild Stonecrop

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

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
Wildlife Significance
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
Plant Provenance -  Native Roots - Bio Bash 2017 
Sedum ternatum

Cultivation Information

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
yard art with silly glasses and hat
Picture taken at Benjamin Franklin Garden, Old Brooklyn, Ohio