Sedum Bertram Anderson description
Lovely combination of two tone pink & ruby flowers over large succulent plate-like blue-grey leaves.
Good for the front of a border, or hanging over a wall, or in a container, or alpine bed or rock garden.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit . To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a border or patio and is easy provided there are no Vine Weevil in your garden (see ‘Care and maintenance’ below).
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Also known as: Hylotelephium Bertram Anderson
Common name: Stonecrop Bertram Anderson.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a gap at the front of a plant bed.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
It is susceptible to Vine Weevil which lay their eggs by the plant and these develop into white, banana shaped grubs that chomp the roots. Biological control is pretty good at controlling it.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
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