Sedum x 'Purple Emperor'

Purple Emperor Stonecrop

Herbaceous Perennial, Succulent

Deep purple, almost black succulent foliage in compact mounds is topped by salmon pink flowers in summer. This drought tolerant perennial, grown primarily for its showy foliage is good in containers or as a foliage accent in mixed borders.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 12 - 24 tall x 12 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Bronze / Copper, Brown / Chocolate, Burgundy / Maroon

Bloom Season: Jul, Aug, Summer
Flower Shape: Umbel

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Firewise
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos