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Sedum 'John Creech'
  • Sedum John Creech forms a weed smothering mat near a walkway
  • Sedum John Creech has bright pink blooms in the summer
  • Sedum John Creech is a drought tolerant sun groundcover

Sedum 'John Creech'

Tight-growing ground cover crowds out weeds
Item: #SEDJC3P
ZONE 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
As low as $8.19
  • Weed smothering sun perennial fills in quickly
  • Drought proof sun groundcover
  • Foolproof with 3+ seasons of appeal
  • Thrives in heat, humidity & little water
  • Ideal for container gardening
  • Ship size: 3 ½" Pot
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Sedum 'John Creech' Description

Sedum John Creech is a hard working drought tolerant sun groundcover that fills in quickly.  A fantastic weed-smothering ground cover that fills in fast and looks neat and tidy all season long.

John Creech is a low growing, ground hugging mat with densely packed small scalloped green leaves.  Delightful pink blooms in early summer.

Sedums are one of the most popular perennials for its foolproof nature and long season effect.  This fast growing groundcover is easy to grow and maintain, thriving in well drained soil and full to part sun. They do well in heat, humidity.

John Creech makes a perfect companion to fragrant coneflowers, drought-proof delosperma and multi-season ornamental grasses.

Special features: Attracts butterflies, Cold hardy, Color change, Deer resistant, Disease resistant, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Evergreen, Foliage interest, Heat tolerant, Rabbit resistant, Season extender, Winter interest

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Sedum spurium 'John Creech'
  • Common name:
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Sun, Part shade
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    3 1/2" pot
  • Soil type:
    Normal, Sandy
  • Soil moisture:
    Average, Dry
  • Height x width:
    2-4" x 10-12"
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Bloom season:
  • Uses:
    Accent,Alpine and rock, Container gardening, Edging, Erosion control or embankment, Ground cover, Massing, Rock garden, Slopes, Small spaces,
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI
  • Patent #:



Soil: Average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Thrives in sandy to gravelly soils of moderate to low fertility.  Needs sharp soil drainage to perform well. Prefers moist soils with good drainage.
Light: Does best in full sun, but appreciates some protection from harsh sun and heat exposure in very hot summer regions.
Water: Medium to dry -- Considered drought-tolerant once established. Over watering will impair growth.  
Spacing: 1 - 2 ft.
Fertilizing: On average soil, seldom needs fertilizer. A handful of all-purpose granular fertilizer sprinkled on the soil each spring is generally all that is needed for poorer soils. If growing in rich soil, it should only be fertilized every other year. Dry granular fertilizers must be watered into the soil.
Winterizing: Does not need mulch in the winter. Remove the debris (such as the remains of showy sedums) from under and around your plants in the late fall and continue to remove any debris as it accumulates. Small animals and bugs may take home in accumulated debris during cold weather.
Maintenance & pruning: Can cut back in Autumn, after flowering. Divide in spring.