Sedum 'Parish Plum'
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
HPS connection; discovered by Jane Sterndale-Bennett, former HPS Chairman, in her garden White Windows, Hampshire.
Brief description of plant
Clump forming succulent perennial.
Height x Spread
30cm x 30cm
Rounded clusters of plum coloured star-shaped flowers.
Ovate glaucous leaves with red tinge on red stems.
July - Sept
Any well-drained soil.
Pests and diseases
Generally no problems.
Drought tolerant plant. Produces a bushy clump of foliage (usually at the expense of flowers) if cut back by one third in May.
Pieces pulled away at the base root easily in gritty compost or take stem cuttings.