Coppertone is an exotic species. As the name implies, it has a peculiar, copper-colored rosettes perched on stems that are slender spreading. During the later parts of winter to spring time, the white star-shaped fragrant flowers will start to appear.
Scientific Name: Sedum Nussbaumerianum 'Coppertone'
Plant Type: Succulent
Propagation: Growing Coppertone means less required care and attention from you! They typically thrive in conditions that other types of plants can thrive in as well. However, these can also grow well in less hospitable areas. Cut back its stems and re-root this plant when it becomes too leggy to ensure best appearance. Propagate through stem or leaf cuttings before planting it as groundcover for your garden.
Growth Habit: Sprawling/rosette
Light: Partial to full sunlight
Water: In general, water need is very low. This plant thrives well in well-draining soils. It is actually better to have this plant underwatered than overwatered. Going for the latter will only lead to rotting of the roots and weakening of the stems. Let the soil dry completely between watering cycles.
Zone: 9 to 11
Temperature: Once it is established, it can tolerate high heat and drought.
Fertilizer: Fertilize during this plants grow season in the spring and summer months with an organic liquid fertilizer.
Tips: This plant can tolerate light shade. However, you can get the best color of this plant by keeping it in full sunlight. Overall, this plant is extremely low maintenance so you do not need to fret about how you can take care of it well. In a nutshell, it can thrive on its own.