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botanical name:
Sedum telephium ssp. maxmum 'Gooseberry Fool'
Sedum telephium ssp. maxmum 'Gooseberry Fool' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Orpine
family:  Crassulaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: light green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Pale green fleshy leaves and heads of dusky pink flowers opening from yellowish-green buds in late summer.

Best grown in rather poor, dryish soil in full sun. Rich soils tend to promote lush grown which causes the clumps to spread open at flowering time.

By division.

other notes:
A Graham Thomas selection.
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