hylotelephium spectable

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

Fun Facts:

– 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.