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Sedum telephium 'Matrona'

Sedum telephium 'Matrona'
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Price:  £5.50
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Availability:  

  

6 in stock

Common Name: Stonecrop

Plant Family: Crassulaceae

Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Purple
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A very drought tolerant perennial. This excellent variety has green leaves which mature to dark purple-green as the season progresses reaching its best colour by the time it flowers in the autumn. Large flat heads of pink flowers appear from August to October. For well drained soil in full sun. Love by bees and butterflies.


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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