Siberian Stonecrop - Phedimus hybridus

Alternative names
Sedum hybridum

A spreading plant with scalloped green leaves and clusters of bright yellow star like flowers it can form quite a dense carpet over small areas of ground.

Similar Species

Similar to Sedum kamtschaticum but Phedimus hybridus has smaller leaves and flowers.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.


A casual escape from cultivation and rarely found far from habitation.

When to see it

Flowers July to September.

Life History


UK Status

Widespread but little recorded in Britain as an escape from cultivation.

VC55 Status

Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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