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Sedum telephium ‘Purple Emperor’

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Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Sedum telephium ‘Purple Emperor’

Common names

Ice Plant 'Purple Emperor'

Description

Sedum telephium ‘Purple Emperor’ (Ice Plant 'Purple Emperor'). This is a sedum with broad, deep purple leaves on dark red stems, and rounded clusters of small, pale lilac flowers, which arrive in late summer.

Cultivation

This plant can be given the 'Chelsea chop' in late May to produce a more compact form. May need staking.

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and for their flowers, which are attractive to bees and other beneficial insects. Attractive seed heads in winter.

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Sedum telephium  ‘Purple Emperor’ | Warnham, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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