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A picture of a Orpine 'Purple Emperor'

Orpine 'Purple Emperor'

Hylotelephium telephium (Atropurpureum Group) 'Purple Emperor'

Also known as

Sedum 'Purple Emperor'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

40cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Overview

The foliage is a deep purple-red with dusky-pink clusters of small flowers. Excellent for growing in containers and pots.

Common problems

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division

Divide clumps in spring

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings of non flowering shoots in early summer.

Special Features

Ground cover