Hylotelephium telephium (Atropurpureum Group) ‘Purple Emperor’

Hylotelephium telephium (Atropurpureum Group) ‘Purple Emperor’

syn. Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor', Orpine 'Purple Emperor'


Pot Size:



17 In stock

SKU: 45556


Family Crassulaceae
Originating from China, Russia and Japan

Deciduous upright stems bearing purple, almost black, lustrous, succulent leaves, topped by heads of dark pink star-shaped flowers in late summer. These are rich in nectar for bees and butterflies and continue to look attractive in winter when they have gone to seed. A tough, hardy, drought-resistant plant.
Grow in well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. The soil shouldn’t be too rich, and improve drainage by adding grit to the planting hole if necessary.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 50cm
Spread 50cm

Mature height and spread after 1 – 2 years 50cm x 50cm


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Foliage type


Bushy, Low and compact

Light requirement


Plant Type

Low perennial

Season of interest

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