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DeciduousLeaves to 8cm (3in) long.
Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Light pink
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Clump-forming rhizomatous perennial with erect, unbranched stems. Produces dense axillary and terminal flower clusters to 12cm (5in) across.
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Harmful if eatenThese will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
May cause skin allergy or irritantHaving skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowOrpine. syn. Hylotelephium erythrostictum, S. telephium. Butterfly, bee and hoverfly plantPests & DiseasesSlugs, snails, vine weevils, crown and root rotsPlace of originEurope, Russia (Siberia), China, Japan
Soil ConditionsNeutral to alkaline soilWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendlyRabbit Resistant
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