Sedum spurium ‘Voodoo’ – supposed to be the darkest burgundy of all the red spurium tribe, it’s actually a chance seedling from ‘Dragon’s Blood’ with many of its best characteristics, including its reliable flowering habit in bright pink. It’s one of the few grown from seed.
I’ve seen this used extensively in single variety plantings in borders as a hit of colour or in containers with Sempervivum varieties that enhance the dark burgundy foliage.
In mixed containers it's gorgeous draping over the edge, and it's superb as a foil with lime green or black foliaged plants.
‘Voodoo’ is also great in combination with grasses and other xeric plants such as Rudbeckia or Gallardia.
One of the very best of all xeric plants to use in your xeriscaping is Sedum - with over 40 different species and varieties from tiny and special types for hypertufa pinch pots, to some of the boldest and hardiest Sedum for Borders, there's ample choice...