Sedum acre, commonly known as the goldmoss stonecrop, mossy stonecrop, goldmoss sedum, biting stonecrop and wallpepper, is a perennial flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae. It is native to Europe.
Sedum acre is the goldmoss stonecrop is a low growing, perennial flowering, evergreen succulent plant. Gold moss belongs to the family Crassulaceae and the genus Sedum. It is found in scrubby areas such as ravine edges and rock crevices. The genus name sedum comes from the Latin word for sit ‘sedeo’ which references the sprawling nature of the plant’s growth. The species name acre means bitter taste – referring to the bitter, acrid flavor of the leaves. The moderate growth rate of the Goldmoss allows the plant to spread over a wide area. Or keep the mossy stonecrop on how you want to grow them. They have a width of up to 24″ inches but grow only 2″ inches in height. Stonecrop Goldmoss is characterized with light green, overlapping foliage with rounded leaves on short semi bent stems.