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#781729 - 09/08/12 04:06 PM Irish Moss? Sedum?
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Is this Irish Moss? Or sedum? Or something else? I've pruned it to be a bonsai tree smile



Here's a photo of my larger plant in a more traditional shape.



It was labeled irish moss when I bought it, but I'm not sure that was right.
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#782297 - 09/12/12 12:38 PM Re: Irish Moss? Sedum? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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It's definitely not Irish moss. It may be a sedum or crassula. I'll do some research and try to find out more exactly, but it is a succulent, and will grow best in fast draining soil.
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#782305 - 09/12/12 01:52 PM Re: Irish Moss? Sedum? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Hello there,

This looks like one of the many eschveria that you can get, but that you have pruned it to look like a bonsai tree then I doubt it. It's very pretty ... has it flowered yet Lisa?

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#794259 - 11/26/12 04:58 PM Re: Irish Moss? Sedum? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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We've had this plant since 2010 at least, and it's never flowered. I didn't even know they could flower smile.

Here's a photo of the big one. The part not directly facing the window is looking a little anemic. Maybe I should rotate it every few days?



I now think it is probably Sedum album 'Athoum' and that the container had been mis-labeled at the garden center. I can't find any irish moss anywhere that looks like this.
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