Thunderhead Sedum (Stonecrop)

Sedum 'Thunderhead'

$15.00 + GST

This perennial offers foliage interest early in the season then a colourful display of flowers in the fall. Strong stems produce broccoli like buds opening to tiny star-like dark pink flower heads in late summer.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2.3 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.5 ft FLOWER Late Summer, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Sedum 'Thunderhead'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Grey-green foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Winter:

Dried flowerheads provide winter interest

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Best cleaned up in spring before it resumes active growth season

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Young plant - cooked. A famine food, it is only used when all else fails. Additionally, it was used as an herbal remedy for diphtheria, ringworm, and also scurvy due to the high content of vitamins found in the plant. Finally has been used to treat itchy rashes, ulcers and for the topical treatment of warts, acne, dermatitis and corns.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot