Woodland or mountain stonecrop is a ground-hugging native with gray-green, succulent leaves, and sweetly fragrant flowers. Plants thrive in dry, rocky soil and love shady spots in the garden.
- Drought tolerant
- Easy and carefree
- 2 to 4 inches tall and 12 to 18 inches wide
- Hardy in USDA hardiness zones 6, 7, 8, and 9
In central North Carolina, flowering starts mid-April and continues for two to three weeks.
How to grow
Grow woodland stonecrop in well-drained soil – avoid wet soil or low-lying spots. Plants will grow in the shade but produces more flowers in morning sun or dappled shade.
Care and maintenance
If planted under deciduous trees, remove fallen leaves in the fall to allow winter sun to reach the plant.
Where to plant
Plant woodland stonecrop at the base of trees, at the front of east-facing borders, and in planters where it will thrive with only occasional watering.
When to plant
Best planted in the spring or fall.
12 to 18 inches apart when planting in a group.
When will my plant flower?
Plants purchased and planted before April will flower their first year.
Native habitat and range
Forests and shady rock outcrops from New Jersey and Iowa down to northwest Georgia and Alabama. Plants are rare in the coastal plain.
Source and origin
Grown from cuttings at the nursery that were originally collected from cuttings off plants growing along the Rocky River in Chatham County, NC.
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All plants are shipped within two weeks of placing an order.Is it okay to plant in the winter?
Yes, as long as the soil is not frozen. Planting native perennials in winter and early spring gives your plants a head start before the summer heat arrives.What if it’s too cold to plant where I live, but I want to buy a plant before it sells out?
Dormant plants can safely be kept in a basement, garage, or cool room until you are ready to plant in late winter or early spring.How will my plants get delivered?
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Yes, all our plants are shipped in their growing containers. The majority are grown in containers that are 4.5 inches wide by 5 inches deep and 32 fl. oz. / 946 ml in volume.Do you guarantee your plants?
We guarantee our plants to be healthy, ready for planting and correctly named. We are not able to guarantee whether a plant will grow in your garden as there are too many circumstances that are beyond our control.
On rare occasions, a plant shipped dormant may fail to emerge from its dormancy. If this happens, please let us know. If you are concerned about a plant, please contact us within 14 days to let us know. If we can’t help you make it grow, we’ll send you a new plant or issue a refund.
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