Sedum Telephium Plant
Facts about Sedum Telephium Flowers (Plant), the Sedum Telephium Flowers (Plant) is a perennial plant meaning that it has a lifespan that stretches more than two years. "Scientific name for Sedum Telephium Plant is Hylotelephium telephium".
Sedum Telephium Plant is a hardy plant that falls under zone (UK) 4. It has a blooming season that lasts from July to August. The ripening of its seeds takes place between August and September. Sedum Telephium Plant is one of the rare species whose flowers are hermaphrodite that is they contain both male and female organs in the same floral arrangement. The agents of pollination are bees, flies and at times it goes through self pollination.
Growth Conditions of Sedum Telephium Flowers
The types of soils in which this Sedum Telephium flower (Plant) grows well include light sandy, heavy clay and medium loamy soils. The soils also need to be well drained and in the right pH. Sedum Telephium flower (Plant) does well in full shade, semi-shade and even in areas with no shade at all. Being a hardy plant, Sedum Telephium flower (Plant) can tolerate drought.
Flowers and Foliage of Sedum Telephium Flowers
The color of the Sedum Telephium flowers ranges from pink to red giving an excellent vibrancy to the garden in which they are planted. The leaves of all the species in this genus are edible with the exception of the species that has yellow flowers. Research has shown that when these leaves are eaten, they can upset the stomach. The Sedum Telephium flower (Plant) are also immune to the actions of predators such as rabbits.
Propagation of Sedum Telephium Flowers
Sowing is by seed and done in the spring season. The soils on which the Sedum Telephium Plants are grown need to be well drained. They do well in sunny conditions preferably in a greenhouse. Once the seedlings germinate and grow to a considerable large size, they are transported into individual pots where the Sedum Telephium Flower (Plant) are maintained until summer. Division is easy to undertake and can be done at any time within the growing season. Where the divisions are large enough, the Sedum Telephium Flower (Plant) can be planted directly into their permanent locations.