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Sedum " Purple Emperor"


Sedum    " Purple Emperor"

What a star this sedum is, small deep purple leaves and a mass of lovely pink flowers, it is a ground cover too and doesnt need staking like some of its taller relations;0)



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what a gorgeous colour Pp

28 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Val its a lovely plant would highly recomend ;0)

28 Aug, 2012

 

That is beautiful, the pink against the blue leaves is striking.

28 Aug, 2012

 

Wonderful colors. I see why it is such a star. :-)

28 Aug, 2012

 

Thats lovely, I like that one.

28 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Drc, GT and Cinders pleased you like it too;0))

28 Aug, 2012

 

lovely plants PP - mine have failed me :(

28 Aug, 2012

 

that is so pretty. Love that colour. :O)

28 Aug, 2012

 

Love this one,Carole..such lovely colouring to the leaves..wherabouts have you planted it ? Remind me to have a look next week..:o)

28 Aug, 2012

 

Paul Im sorry to hear that, I wonder why I find them so easy, hardy and reliable, do you think its some sort of virus?

Thanks Olive its a beautiful colour even when iys not in flower the foliage is such a rich purple.

Hi Sandr I will show you next week, may be able to get a cutting for you if you can find room ! lol

28 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Carole..I'll suss any spaces out,if possible,and let you know. :o)

29 Aug, 2012

 

I really like the colour of this one, Pp....I bought "Postman's Pride" last November...it's been poking along, not looking as happy as other sedums. Finally some blossom though it's a bright red. I like the colour of yours better.

29 Aug, 2012

 

Fabulous Pansy....I love Sedums...:>)

29 Aug, 2012

 

This looks lovely. My dark leaved one hasn't flowered very well this year.

29 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Lori, Motinot and Homebird this is a lovely one and well worth searching out if you like Sedums, I think the dark leaf ones do take a little longer to get established but once they get going there's no stopping them! Lori I havent seen a red one it sounds interesting have you a picture?

29 Aug, 2012

amy
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I like this Carole there's a such a lovely contrast between the leaves and flowers ... very nice !

29 Aug, 2012

 

This is going to my faves. I really love it!

29 Aug, 2012

 

It is a lovely one Carole, I took my granddaughters to a nearby GC today and had a good look at these, wish I'd bought one now, it's such a pretty pink!

30 Aug, 2012

 

This is lovely Carole...

31 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Amy, Karen, Janey and Michaella for all your lovely comforts have to admit its one of my favourites too;0)

31 Aug, 2012

 

Another one for the list:-)

31 Aug, 2012

 

Will get a pic posted as soon as I can, Pp...

31 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Ba, and Lori ;0)

31 Aug, 2012

 

Pic's up, Pp...beside the pink it looks quite red. The leaves are purple and the blossom wine red.

31 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Lori wil have a peep ;0)

3 Sep, 2012

 

Lovely , Pp , I'll look out for one of those .
I have a taller variety which has to be staked , but I love the foliage on this one .

4 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks Driad this one ism,ore a creeping spreader so havent needed to stake it'0)

7 Sep, 2012

 

very pretty and love the color :-)))))))))

28 Sep, 2012

 

Thaks Junna , it is a very pretty sedum and ideal for the front of the border, if I had to choose just one Sedum this would be it;0))

28 Sep, 2012

 

Lovely pp I've never thought of sedum for ground cover, will certainly do so now. If you are doing cuttings, I'd love some, love the contrast of foliage and flowers, :o))

4 Oct, 2012

 

No problem Val I will be trimming back in the next couple of weeks so will get you a piece, just send me your address. Its really is a beauty;0)

4 Oct, 2012

 

The one you gave me seems to be doing ok ,Carole..still in it's pot as you suggested..I have put it in the growhouse,but it's left open during the day..should I leave it there for the winter ? not really sure,with Sedums being hardy..

4 Oct, 2012

 

They are hardy Sandra but it will die back then regrow in spring, so it should be ok outside, but if you are concerned I dont think it would come to any harm in the Greenhouse.Been planting a few bulbs today on the rockery and in the front garden, that and cleaning the Conservatory windows lol

4 Oct, 2012

 

Thanks Carole..I think I will leave it there,but keep an eye on it..maybe a little water now and then,to stop it drying out completely..What a lovely day it's been,ideal for bulb planting..I got some in a few days ago..and today,we had Thomas ..he was here for breakfast ! ...then I went out to lunch with a friend,and left him with Russell :o) so not done much of anything ! Lol.

4 Oct, 2012

 

thanks Carole, hope you didn't mind me asking for cuttings. Let me know byPM for my address :o)

5 Oct, 2012

 

I saw one of these in a GC on my last day back, and reduced, too, but it was just too big and vulnerable for the suitcase. Darn it! It is SO pretty, and I have the perfect spot for it in my garden. One for the wish-list. I didn't realise you could propagate from cuttings. I must try with my other sedums.
I bought what looked very like a pretty little pink-flowered sedum from a garden shop today- as usual it was unlabelled, and as I paid for it I asked the girl what it was, and thought she said "pianta grassa", which is "succulent", but an Italian friend told me what it is is a "crassula", so isn't it a sedum, after all? They aren't the same thing, are they?

26 Oct, 2012



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