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botanical name:
Sedum telephium ssp. ruprechtii
Sedum telephium ssp. ruprechtii © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Orpine
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: cream
stem/bark: red
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:
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.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
By division.

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