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Sedum spectabile

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Sedum spectabile Showy Stonecrop, Ice Plant, Butterfly Stonecrop, Succulent,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Bun Shaped, Rounded

Clump forming herbaceous perennial with dark green fleshy leaves which produce clusters of soft pink/mauve flowers reminiscent of broccoli flowers in late summer to autumn. Great drought tolerant choice for borders, rockeries and containers. Grows approx. 30-60cm H x 60cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Green
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low, Medium / Moderate
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: Low