Sedum tornado has glossy, small leaves that grow on a red stem. The colour of the leaves varies from light green to dark green. It is a compact plant and grows as a small ball in its pot. This plant is originally from Costa-Rica.
The Sedum is a genus of the succulent family with four hundred to five hundred varieties. Many varieties are grown as Sedum-garden plants because of their colourful character. Most varieties come from the northern hemisphere. These plants are succulents that store their water in their leaves. The plants grow to approximately 2cm tall, eventually lean back to the ground and trail producing new roots where it touches soil. They produce a cluster of yellow flowers on tall stems. They are hardy and look stunning in rockeries, hanging baskets and water-wise gardens.