Featured News Posts

Recent News

SunSparkler® Sedum 'Lime Twister' ppaf

New for 2015 – SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Twister’ ppaf

WOW! It has finally happened and we are so excited! One of our best selling groundcover SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’ has produced a variegated branch sport featuring stunning cream-colored edges on every leaf. We’ve named this wonderfully colorful new groundcover SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Twister’ after its parent ‘Lime Zinger’. This ultra-cool plant was discovered in [...]

Continue Reading →
SunSparkler® Sedum Dazzleberry on 7-26-13

Summer foliage of SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’

Landscapers and gardeners alike are contacting me with their appreciation of the spring and summer foliage show on SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’. I shot this image showing Dazzleberry in late July of 2013 as it turns a rich purple-blue and is loaded with buds for its upcoming flower show in late August.         [...]

Continue Reading →
SunSparkler® Sedum Jade Tuffet on 8-24-13

New for 2014 – SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Jade Tuffet’ ppaf

It’s taken nearly 6 years and over 3,000 seedlings to create this exciting new inter-specific hybrid SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Jade Tuffet’.  This newest addition to the SunSparkler® Sedum program was selected for its 14″ tall ultra-compact habit and unique narrow leaves which are smothered in large trusses of dark pink flowers in late summer.     [...]

Continue Reading →

NEW for 2014 – SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Firecracker’ ppaf

NEW, 6″ tall groundcover SunSparkler® Sedum with shiny cherry-red foliage from April thru November! Plants form 6″ tall and 18″ wide mounds of colorful foliage which combines superbly with other drought-proof perennials. Firecracker’s compact habit also allows for a multitude of uses including mixed container plantings on your deck, edging along walkways, and green roof [...]

Continue Reading →

Colorful Foliage on SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’

‘Dazzleberry’ was selected not only for its giant 8″ raspberry flowerheads, but also for its pearl-blue foliage which changes colors and intensifies throughout the growing season. This first picture shows the bright spring & early summer foliage color.           This close-up allows you to see the contrasting pink-red stem coloration against [...]

Continue Reading →

GIANT 8″ flowers on SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’

I first selected SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’ out of a field of 4,000 seedlings.  It was chosen for its extremely compact habit, showy blue-gray foliage, and GIANT flowerheads!   Over the next 5 years, ‘Dazzleberry’ continued to impress me with its immense globes of blooms.  I used a soccer ball to help give some scale to [...]

Continue Reading →

SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’

SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’ continues to fascinate me with its wonderful ability to form a multitude of crowns and present a very full gallon specimen which is perfect for garden center displays as well as the home gardener! This picture was taken on June 8, 2013 and shows ‘Lime Zinger’ in a 1-gallon nursery pot. [...]

Continue Reading →
SunSparkler® Sedum Cherry Tart Container

SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Cherry Tart’ Container

This colorful container combination combines the new SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Cherry Tart’ with Sedum ‘Angelina’ and Festuca ‘Boulder Blue’. The foliage of Cherry Tart Sedum remains colorful over the entire summer growing season without fading! Dark pink flowers emerge in late summer and provide additional weeks of interest.

Continue Reading →
SunSparkler® Sedum Lime Zinger

SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’

SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’ was the third Sedum selected for this exciting new series of ultra-hardy Sedums. Lime Zinger was chosen from a field of 3,000 seedlings based on its bright lime-green foliage which is surrounded by a cherry-red picotee edge. Its compact 4″ tall x 18″ wide growth habit makes it a superb new [...]

Continue Reading →
SunSparkler® Sedum 'Cherry Tart'

SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Cherry Tart’

SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Cherry Tart’ was the second Sedum introduced in this series. I selected this colorful new groundcover Sedum because of its unique cherry-red leaves and its ultra-compact 6″ tall growth habit.The leaves of Cherry Tart Sedum remain a colorful cherry-red all summer long and never fade like other groundcover Sedums such as ‘Voodoo’, ‘Fulda [...]

Continue Reading →