Flowers of Lamb's Tail Plant - Crasulaceae Sedum Morganianum.

What You Need to Know About the Lamb’s Tail Plant – Crasulaceae Sedum Morganianum

From Mexico, this evergreen peren­nial has floppy, woody-based stems, which lie along the soil or trail over the sides of a container. Commonly known as lamb’s tail or donkey’s tail, it has small, succulent, green-blue leaves clustered around the stems in a spiral arrangement. Small, deep pink flowers are produced in spring and summer if conditions are good.

Size: Stems to 12 in. (30 cm) long.

Light: Direct sunlight.

Temperature: Normal room; cooler in winter.

Moisture: Keep thoroughly moist from spring to fall. In winter, apply only enough water to prevent the soil drying out.

Feeding: Not necessary.

Propagation: Take 2—3 in. (5-7 cm) tip cuttings in spring or summer.

Special needs: The leaves are easily knocked off this plant, so position it where it is unlikely to be damaged.