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Sedum 'Ruby Glow'

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Red

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by John Glover, copyright GAP Photos (23537)

Plant details

This low-growing perennial is perfect for gravel gardens or the front of the border. It has purple-green leaves, which are complemented by star-shaped, ruby-red flowers from mid-summer to early autumn. This sedum is ideal for softening the front of a sunny border. The flowers are a valuable nectar source for butterflies and bees. The Royal Horticultural Society has give it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in recognition of its outstanding excellence.

Family: Crassulaceae

Genus: Sedum

Cultivar: Ruby Glow

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Dry, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 25cm

Spread: 45cm

Flowering period: July to September


Reader reviews

gardeningfantic

super sedum this is.. i have several in my garden and have taken more cuttings this year. bees and butterflies love it


madge1

Hi sorry to appear thick but I am only a beginner, do you buy sedum as a plant of bulb? also how do you take a cutting.

Regards
Madge


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