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Sedum telephium atropurpureum Purple Emperor

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Sedum telephium atropurpureum Purple Emperor Orpine, Stonecrop, Succulent,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Broad Domed, Upright

Sedum Purple Emperor is a beautiful upright herbaceous perennial. Attractive blackish-purple foliage. From Summer through to Autumn stunning broad clusters of pale pink flower heads appear on tall purple stems. Looks great when mass planted and used with contrasting colours and textures.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mealy Bugs, Scale, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Purple
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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