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Sedum telephium Eline

Stretch summer into autumn and avoid those ‘gappy’ autumnal borders by providing masses of colour well into the winter months.
The large clusters of vibrant flowers are very rich in nectar and a firm favourite amongst bees and butterflies, held high on strong dark stems they resist flopping and remain upright throughout the winter. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height and spread 40cm (16").  Fully hardy perennial. Supplied as young plants.
Flower Colour
Cream, Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Small Gardens, Wildflower Garden, Wildlife Garden

Fully hardy perennial


Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Autumn, Long Flowering, Summer

Sun or Partial Shade

40cm (16")

40cm (16")



Well drained soil


Sun or partial shade


Not suitable for cutting


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: 17 May 2019 (+/- 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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