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botanical name:
Sedum spectabile
Sedum spectabile © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Ice plant
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: green
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Clump forming deciduous perennial with upright green stems and fleshy greyish green leaves. Dense flatted cymes of small star-shaped pink flowers, in late summer and early autumn.

cultivation:
Best grown in rather poor, dryish soil in full sun. Rich soils tend to promote lush grown which causes the clumps to spread open at flowering time.

usage:
Attractive to bees and butterflies.

other notes:
From China and Korea.

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