Plant of the Month 2017
Hylotelephium - sedum
Site: Full sun. Flowers late summer into autumn.
Common names: stonecrop
*Chelsea Chop the taller ice plant to help prevent late summer flopping and insert wire supports early in the season. This can be achieved by trimming around a third of the stems to two leaves from the ground.
*Leave flower head on over winter for sculptural features.
*Extremely easy to propagate by tip cuttings into gritty compost, or even just pushing a clump of lower growing sedum into the soil.