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Is there a deep red low growing perennial sedum that will

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Is there a deep red low growing perennial sedum that will grow in a shade and moist area?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi Carol,

Went ahead to research various types of perennial sedum that can grow in the conditions you have mentioned. Most sedum plants prefer full sun, though some tolerate partial shade.


Sedum is not picky about the soil it will grow in and will tolerate just about any soil or sand.

2. Creeping Red Sedum. Can grow in part shade and can tolerate any kind of ground:

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Both of those need full sun in the north.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Is there another type of ground cover that can grow in shade and moist soil?

Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

There are a number of ground cover plants that can take shade and moist soil as the problem with sedum is that is likes shade only part of the day.

For something that can grow in shade and moist soil:

1. HGTV offers six to consider:

2. Ground covers Golden Prayers” and “Hadspen Blue” :

Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

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Take care,