Sedum ternatum wild stonecrop bloom.
Native Plants

Sedum ternatum (Wild Stonecrop)

Scientific name: Sedum ternatum

Common names: Wild Stonecrop, Woodland stonecrop, Three-leaved stonecrop

Family: Crassulaceae

Genus: Sedum

Origin: Eastern North America

Height: 2″ to 8″

Spread: 4″ to 8″

Zones: 11 through 12

Sources ​1–3​

Plant Care

Sun: Part shade

Water: Moderate

Soil: Well drained



Method: Division and cuttings

Take healthy plant and divide, separate plantlets and place in soil. Cut stems readily root.​1​


Not toxic to dogs and cats.​4​

Cited Sources

  1. 1.
    Native Plants for Northern Virginia. Accessed March 21, 2020.
  2. 2.
    Sedum Ternatum. NC State Extension. Accessed March 21, 2020.
  3. 3.
    Sedum ternatum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed March 21, 2020.
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