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botanical name:
Sedum spectabile 'Meteor'
Sedum spectabile 'Meteor' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ice plant
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Large domed heads of bright pink flowers, in late summer and autumn. Fleshy glaucous leaves. Clump forming.

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.

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