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Plants With Year-Round Interest

Here are 10 plants that will provide year-round interest to any landscape.

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Vera Jameson Stonecrop(10 of 10)

Sedum 'Vera Jameson'

  • Low-growing perennial with succulent foliage that turns burgundy in the fall and pink flowers.

  • Plant in full sun.

  • Plant in average to poor, but well-drained soil.

  • Heat and drought tolerant.

  • Height: 8-12 inches

  • Width: 12 inches

Hardy in USDA zones 3-9:

  • Zone 3: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost.

  • Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost.

  • Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.

  • Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.

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