- Botanical name: Hylotelephium 'Oriental Dancer'
- Common name: Stonecrop
- Family: Crassulaceae
- Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Perennial, Deciduous
Hylotelephium ‘Oriental Dancer’ relatively new cultivar of stonecrop, bearing glaucous purple foliage topped by clusters of red-pink flowers in late summer and autumn.
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.
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'
South facing, west facing
Position in border
- 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 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