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The scientific name of Stonecrop is Sedum and the plant is a flowering perennial plant in the succulent family. The creeping Stonecrop is often used as ground cover in garden areas, while clumping Stonecrop grows taller. Where does Stonecrop grow best? The stonecrop normally grown in the ground, the plant can be easily grown in containers. The stonecrop plants need very little care and the plant can withstand heat and dry conditions. The plant has thick waxy leaves that store water for extended periods of time, making it perfect for container growing. The stonecrop plants thrive in full sun and also in well drained soil that is dry. The stonecrop plants is a perfect potted plant for decks, patios, and rooftop garden areas, the plant has roots that are very shallow. The stonecrop plants can be grown in any size or shaped pot as long as the container has drainage holes. The stonecrop plants look lovely in smaller containers, such as bowl planters. To learn how to grow Stonecrop in pots visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to