Matrona Stonecrop Sedum

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Hylotelephium telephium cv. Matrona
Common Name: Matrona Stonecrop Sedum
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: August to September
Height: 12-30 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Pink
Wildlife: Butterflies, Bees
Special Characteristics:
  • Formerly known as Sedum telephium, this plant has now been separated from the genus Sedum and reassigned to the genus Hylotelephium.
  • Propagate by divisions in spring or stem cuttings in summer. Detached leaves can be rooted in soil.
  • Fragrant Star-shaped Pink flowers on burgundy red stems. Flower fades to burgundy brown as it ages. Will flower for more than 4 weeks.
  • Blue green red foliage or bronze-tinged, gray-green leaves.
  • Moderate grower.
  • Leave up for winter interest.