Sedum morganianum Donkey's Tail
Sedum morganianum Donkey's Tail
Sedum morganianum Donkey's Tail
Sedum morganianum Donkey's Tail

Sedum Morganianum Donkey's Tail

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Sedum Morganianum is commonly known as ‘Burro's Tail’ or ‘Donkey's tail’. This winter-dormant succulent plant with trailing stems grows up to 3.3 feet in height and is noted for triangular-shaped fleshy blue-green leaves. Donkey's tail has its origin in Mexico and belongs to the Crassulaceae family.

Growth Rate

Sedum morganianum plant has a slow growth rate.


This lovely succulent blooms in the spring season and produces pink to red flowers.

Watering and Feeding

Less is more when it comes to watering your Burro's tail. Like so many succulents, it is drought tolerant once formed. So, water it more frequently during the spring and summer seasons.


To ensure that your Donkey's tail grows successfully, place it in well-draining and sandy soil.


This species of flowering plant is not frost tolerant and would require protection from freezing temperatures. It has a frost tolerance of 30 to 50° F (-1.1 to 10° C) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b.


Sedum morganianum, like many succulents, thrives best in full sun and prefers plenty of warm sun exposure. If you choose to keep your plant indoors, choose a sunny windowsill with several hours of daily light.


Burro's tail succulent perennial is easy to propagate through leaves. This method works best for these plants as their leaves fall off at the slightest movement.

Sedum Morganianum Donkey's Tail looks great in a hanging basket and adds a nice touch to your home. It would be a perfect decorative piece for any space.

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Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Burro's tail
Dormancy Winter
Family Crassulaceae
Flower Pink to red
Frost Tolerance 30 to 50° f
Growth Rate Medium
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11b
Height 3.3 feet
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Sedum morganianum Donkey's Tail
Shape long trailing stems
Sun Exposure Full sun
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Karen N.
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Love This Sedum!

I have been on a quest to find this particular sedum as it is hard to come by. It is also fragile so if you order it, know that it will be packed well but that you will lose some of the leaves in transit. You can propagate those leaves on their own so it is a win-win!

Sedum morganianum Donkey's Tail

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.