Showy Stonecrop (Hylotelephium spectabile)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Hylotelephium spectabile Accepted
Sedum spectabile Synonym
Sedum spectabile var. angustifolium Synonym
Hylotelephium spectabile var. angustifolium Synonym
Sedum pseudospectabile Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Leaves: Other: succulent
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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October 4, 2014

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Database; No vendor list links, to list of the plants on the website? by ShawnSteve Dec 20, 2018 4:27 PM 3
Hylotelephium spectabile, Sedum spectabile, Sedum telephium or Showy Stonecrop by frankrichards16 Nov 14, 2018 6:40 AM 4
What type of Sedum spectabile do I have? by starbookworm Oct 10, 2018 7:54 PM 4
Need Sedum advice, brand new by MsNorris Oct 1, 2018 10:41 AM 12
Help with more plants by starbookworm Aug 17, 2018 10:47 AM 3
Please help identify by Rbylake Jul 10, 2018 9:18 AM 7
Southeast Months in Bloom - May & June 2018 by Danita Jun 18, 2018 10:26 AM 24
Plant ID by Kjonbz Apr 20, 2018 12:40 AM 2
Sedum disease probably by PaleoTemp May 28, 2018 10:29 AM 22
Sedum and related succulents Chat 2018 by tcstoehr Jan 5, 2019 1:01 PM 145

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