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Scientific Name: Sedum 'Lynda Windsor'
Pronunciation: SEE-dum
Common Name: purple autumn stonecrop
Family Name: Crassulaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Succulent or Cacti
Key ID Features: Very dark purple, obovate, succulent leaves that can be toothed or entire.
Course(s): not used (off campus), CLT Training


Habit: Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Water Use: Low, Summer dry, Winter dry
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Dryland (no watering), Fall interest, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google Images
purple autumn stonecrop
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Succulent
Surfaces:
Colour in Summer: Purple
Colour in Fall: Purple, Black
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Obovate, Ovate
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Obtuse
Margins: Entire

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Corymb-like, Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Dark-red
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug, Sep

 
Fruit Type: Follicle, Aggregate fruit
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Not showy
 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  
Organ Modifications: Succulent leaves, Fibrous-like roots


Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Maintenance:Low
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
 
Location(s):
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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