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botanical name:
Sedum telephium 'Munstead Dark Red'
Sedum telephium 'Munstead Dark Red' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Orpine
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Clump forming. Purple-tinted deep green leaves and dark purplish red flowers, becoming darker with age.

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.

propagation:
By division.

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