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botanical name:
Rhodiola heterodonta
Rhodiola heterodonta © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Sedum heterodontum, Sedum rosea var. heterodontum
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.40m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: to
Fleshy rhizomatous perennial with branching stems of ovate, shallowly toothed, grey-green leaves. Dense, rounded, terminal cymes of small star-shaped flowers in late spring and early summer. The flowers are yellow but appear dusky red or red-purple from the conspicuous male anthers. Female flowers have purple tipped carpels.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun.

Rock gardens or front of sunny borders.

other notes:
Native to Afganistan, Pamir Mountains and the western Himalayas.

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