Hylotelephium telephium Atropurpureum Group 'Purple Emperor'

Hylotelephium telephium (Atropurpureum Group) ‘Purple Emperor’

Stonecrop

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Hylotelephium telephium (Atropurpureum Group) 'Purple Emperor'
  • Common name: Stonecrop
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Purple

Sedums are good clump-forming perennials which are ideal for the front of the border.

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Hylotelephium telephium ‘Purple Emperor’ is grown for its foliage, which becomes darker with maturity. In summer it bears masses of pink flower buds which open to white. The flowers look beautiful in the winter garden with a dusting of frost.

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For best results grow Hylotelephium telephium ‘Purple Emperor’ in well-drained soil in full sun.

How to grow Hylotelephium 'Purple Emperor'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do not Sow in March

Do not Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do Sow in September

Do Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Hylotelephium 'Purple Emperor' and wildlife

Hylotelephium 'Purple Emperor' is known for attracting bees, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It 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 'Purple Emperor' poisonous?

Hylotelephium 'Purple Emperor' 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

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