Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer'

Hylotelephium ‘Oriental Dancer’

Stonecrop

  • Botanical name: Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer'
  • Common name: Stonecrop
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Red

Foliage colour:

Purple

Hylotelephium ‘Oriental Dancer’ relatively new cultivar of stonecrop, bearing glaucous purple foliage topped by clusters of red-pink flowers in late summer and autumn.

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Hylotelephium ‘Oriental Dancer’ will thrive in grown in a hot, sunny spot, so makes a great addition to bright gravel and wildlife gardens; pollinators will be drawn to the flowers, while garden birds will enjoy the seeds.

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For best results, grow Hylotelephium ‘Oriental Dancer’ in full sun in well-drained soil. Leave the seedheads on over winter and cut them back to the base in spring, to make way for new growth.

How to grow Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer' and wildlife

Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer' is known for attracting bees, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer' poisonous?

Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer'