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Hylotelephium (Sedum) telephium 

'Emperor's Waves'

Stonecrop

With purple-red umbels held on dark-stems and strong, blue-green attractive, succulent foliage, there are no real downsides to having these plants on full display. 

They flower just at that point in the year when very little is left to admire and they stand beautifully over winter, their dense seed heads glinting in hard frosts. 

Sedums, or telephiums, as we must now call them are much overlooked, often relegated to difficult areas or consigned to tubs. 

They deserve better and swathes of them planted with grasses, heleniums, rudbeckias or phlomis look outstanding. 

Plant them in poor, dry soils in full sun if you can although they will tolerate partial shade and most garden soils. 

Rich soil and moist conditions will make them floppy.

£ 6.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Crassulaceae        

Hardy perennial

H7    

40cm    

40cm    

Blue - green    

Purple - red    

Well drained, dry     

Full sun

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