Sedum emarginatum forms an evergreen mat of green, succulent foliage with rosettes of flat, paddle-shaped leaves. The foliage turns reddish-bronze in cooler weather. Displays a profusion of yellow, star-like flowers.
Sedums grow best in well-drained, gravelly soil that is not wet in winter. Chinese Stonecrop is drought tolerant, requiring little water once established. It makes an excellent woodland groundcover, container spiller, or is even great planted on a green roof.