Evergreen herb, 10-20 cm tall with creeping stems. Leaves opposite, obovate, 1.5-2 cm long, 2 cm wide, toothed in upper half. Flowers about 1.5 mm, pink, purple, white or cream, the petals lanceolate, pointed and upright; summer.
Available as a range of cultivars including 'Album', flowers white; 'Coccineum', flowers deep pink; and 'Purpurteppich', flowers purple. [Purple Carpet] 'Variegatum' has leaves with creamish pink margins and pink flowers, sometimes sold under the incorrectly applied name, S. floriferum var. variegatum. It is very similar to S. kamptchaticum 'Variegatum', which has alternate leaves.
Iran, Caucasus, Armenia.
Source: (2002). Crassulaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.