Sedum nussbaumerianus, also known as Coppertone Stonecrop or Chocolate Drops, is a species of succulent plant in the Crassulaceae family. It is native to Mexico and is often used in landscaping as a groundcover or in rock gardens.
The plant features fleshy, elongated leaves that are arranged in a rosette pattern, with the leaves ranging in color from blue-green to coppery brown. The leaves are coated with a waxy substance that helps them retain moisture, which makes the plant well-suited for hot and dry environments.
Sedum nussbaumerianus typically grows to be about 6 inches tall and 12 inches wide, and it produces clusters of small, star-shaped pink flowers in the summer. The plant is easy to care for and prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil.
Propagation of Sedum nussbaumerianus can be achieved through stem or leaf cuttings, and it can also self-propagate by producing offsets. Overall, Sedum nussbaumerianus is a low-maintenance and visually striking succulent plant that can add a unique touch to any garden or indoor plant collection.