Garden Plant: Sedum Purple Emperor
Product Description: Sedum Purple Emperor
The Sedum ‘ Purple Emperor’, also known as Stonecrop, has dark purple, almost black leaves with compact purple stems.
In the summer, they are topped with heads of pinkish, purple flowers and a plant height of 15 ” and a spread of 12-23 ” .
This charming and colorful plant is wonderful in any landscape.
This amazing sedum ‘ Purple Emperor’ was awarded the Outstanding Perennial Plant Award from the International Hardy Plant Union in 2002.
Sedum ‘ Purple Emperor’ needs to be planted in full sun in well-drained soil.
It will tolerate most soil types and is drought resistant.
For a wonderful fall display, plant with asters or coneflowers.
‘ Purple Emperor’ lets you create a great cut bouquet with its flat-topped flower heads, and it is a wonderful choice for beds and borders.
If you are searching for a plant that attracts butterflies and bees, this plant is for you.
This sedum is a reliable, hardy and low maintenance perennial.
The pinkish purple flowers add color when it is most needed in the fall; if left alone, this great sedum plant will add winter interest and provide food for birds.
* Flat-topped flower heads
* Disease resistant
* Mounded habit