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Sedum telephium Matrona

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Sedum telephium Matrona Orpine, Stonecrop, Succulent,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Broad Domed, Upright

Sedum Matrona is a beautiful upright herbaceous perennial. From spring to autumn stunning broad clusters of pale pink flower heads appear on tall purple stems giving absolute contrast to the blue green leaves. 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 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 dies back in cooler weather. Cut off spent flower heads before new growth begins in early Spring. Can easily be divided. Watch out for Aphids and snails, they love the fleshy foliage. Liquid feed in the growing season.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Crassulaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
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