S & J Nursery’s Guide to Growing
for the Northeast Florida Landscape
( Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ )
Sedum ‘Angelina’ Origins:
A selection of Sedum rupestre with bright yellow green foliage that makes a beautiful low growing carpet of plants. During winter Angelina sedum can pick up
tones of coppery orange adding to its year round appeal. An easy care landscape plant for our Northeast Florida landscape.
Sun / Shade Exposure for Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’:
– Sedum ‘Angelina’ can be planted in a full sun location in the
Northeast Florida | Jacksonville | St. Augustine area landscape.
Foliage / Growth Habit and Size of Sedum ‘Angelina’:
Succulent foliage of the Angelina sedum is a low growing mat forming ground cover growing to a height of 4 inches tall and spreading as wide as 18-24 inches per plant.
Soil Preference / Salt tolerance of Sedum ‘Angelina’ Plants:
Sedum ‘Angelina’ plants will prefer extremely well draining soils. If you have clay soils or nice black dirt that grabs and holds water after rains here in the Northeast Florida it would be a good idea to relegate your sedum plantings to raised bed areas by planting them into a little mounded
burm or using decorative containers set into the landscape.
Although grown for it’s colored foliage, Angelina Sedum has a bright yellow
bloom that covers the plants during summer.
Sedum ‘Angelina’ is a drought tolerant plant selection and will have low water needs once estabished into the landscape. Remember to give your newly planted Sedum water daily when it is first planted.
Care of Sedum ‘Angelina’ in the Northeast Florida / Jacksonville and St. Augustine Landscape:
– Plant into well drained soil that does not stay moist or wet long after
rains. In frequently moist or water logged soils consider building up a of sandy soil at least 6 inches above grade and two to three feet wide to plant your Sedum in.
– Agave make great container plantings as containers tend to dry out quickly even with daily rains. Consider planting in a decorative container with drain holes that can be planted into the ground with a minimum of one third to one half of the pot left above the existing soil level.
– Water once or twice a week during the establishment period after planting in the garden from an S & J Nursery container.
-Fertilize each spring with a well balanced plant food like Osmocote.