Sedum spathulifolium is a species of flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae known by the common names broadleaf stonecrop and Colorado stonecrop. It is native to the regions of British Columbia and California.
Sedum spathulifolium is an evergreen succulent that belongs to the genus Sedum in the family Crassulaceae. The botanical name ‘spathulifolium’ refers to the spade-like shape of the plant’s leaves. Common names for ‘spathulifolium’ include Broadleaf Stonecrop, Colorado Stonecrop, Spoon-Leaved Stonecrop, Pacific Stonecrop and Cape Blanco Stonecrop. The broadleaf stonecrop sometimes called – Gormania spathulifolia – is a popular choice for beginner gardeners because it is quite easy to grow and doesn’t mind a bit of neglect. These plants thrive in rocky landscapes and coastal hills and mountains. It reaches a height of up to 3″ to 6″ inches with a spread of about 18″ to 24″ inches. Individual leaves on the plant are about 0.4″ to 0.8″ long.