Commonly known as Sedum, it now goes by the Latin Name Hylotelephium. A tough perennial that displays large flower clusters and clumping foliage. The flowers start out pink then age to a russet-red in fall. This moderate grower is a perfect addition to a rock garden or sunny landscape. The foliage will die back in cooler regions but re-emerge in early spring.
Exposure: Full to Part Sun
Size: 2 ft, Height and Width
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Fall
– Native to China and Japan.
– Genus name is a reference that honors Telephus, King of Mysia and son of Hercules.
– Often called Stonecrop in reference to it frequently being sighted in the wild growing on rocks or stone ledges.