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Sedum Thunderhead


Apparently inspired by majestic thunderclouds seen rolling across the skies over Oregon during a summer storm, these enormous deep rose flower heads look stunning against the uniquely coloured stout grey green foliage. Long flowering, attracting bees and butterflies from summer through to autumn. Prefers well-drained soil in sun. Height 70cm (28"). Spread 40cm (16"). Fully hardy perennial.
Flower Colour
Purple, Red

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
June onwards

Flowering Time
Autumn, Long Flowering, Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
45cm (18")

Height
70cm (28")

Sedum

Soil

Well drained soil

Position

Sun or partial shade

Cutting

Not suitable for cutting

Flowering

August and September

Additional Information

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Flowerheads can be left on during winter adding texture to your border. In February and March cut back and apply a generous mulch around the base of the plant. Propagate by division or by softwood cuttings from spring to mid summer. All parts may cause mild stomach upset if ingested, contact with sap may irritate existing skin allergies. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 03 Aug 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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