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Sedum telephium (Atropurpureum Group) 'Xenox' (Orpine 'Xenox' )

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Sedum telephium (Atropurpureum Group) 'Xenox'

Other names: Orpine 'Xenox' , Stonecrop 'Xenox' , Sedum 'Xenox'

Genus: Sedum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Xenox' _ 'Xenox' is a mounding, herbaceous perennial with small, purple-green leaves that deepen to burgundy when the rose coloured flower heads appear in mid to late summer.

Sedum telephium (Atropurpureum Group) 'Xenox' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage: Green, Flushed purple in Spring; Dark-brown, Reddish-brown in Summer; Reddish-purple, Dark-brown in Autumn

Habit: Domed, Erect

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Specific pests: Slugs , Snails , Vine weevil

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning: Either cut back after flowering to keep shape tidy or leave seedheads for overwinter interest. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Divide in every 3-4 years in spring to maintain vigour.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to

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Sedum telephium (Atropurpureum Group) 'Xenox' (Orpine 'Xenox' ) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in acid-free, free-draining soil in a sheltered, sunny position

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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