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Sedum telephium ssp. ruprechtii
common name: Orpine
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: cream
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Excellent form making compact clumps of bluey green foliage, strongly flushed purple as the summer advances. Heads of creamy yellow flowers opening from pinkish buds in late summer.
Best grown in rather poor, dryish, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun. Rich soils tend to promote lush grown which causes the clumps to spread open at flowering time.