can be wind, frost, insect, salt and drought tolerant. This
fantastically versatile group of plants are one of the easiest
perennials to grow. They are great additions to borders, pots,
troughs, rockeries, between paving, as groundcover and of course to
make a green roof (see guide on
How to Build a Green Roof).
foliage can be very attractive all year round, but their flowers can
be equally rewarding. Leaf colour varies from burgundy bronze to
yellow, grey and deep green. Flower colour varies from burgundy to
pink, yellow to white. The flowers are very attractive to butterflies.
For larger numbers of sedums (such
as for a living roof) please contact us.
We can also supply sedum plugs
(minimum order for sedum plugs is 100).
by recent requests for alpines suitable for troughs, we have chosen 20 different
alpines that will complement each other well, without too much spread or
differing growing requirements.
All will tolerate sun/part shade, are easy to grow, hardy and low maintenance.
Any container is suitable to use with this offer, whether it's a 1930's trough
or sink, cut out log, or ceramic pots.
Their two main requirements are good drainage and a top-dressing with grit.
All plants will be in 9cm pots and ready for
A perfect gift for those with small gardens
or who just love alpines and would like to bring them closer to the door!
Please note the trough is not included in the
known as 'semps', 'houseleeks', 'hens and chicks' and 'liveforever', this
colourful collection of our favourite cultivars are perfect for a
dry, sunny spot. Planting a few of each variety together creates a
striking impact of colourful foliage lasting all year round.
Sempervivums are among the most frost-resistant succulents, making them popular
especially for low maintenance, drought tolerant gardening. Their thick
succulent leaves store water for when it is needed and as their name suggests
('liveforever')it is a perennial plant that keeps its leaves in winter and is very resistant to
difficult conditions of growth.
Although promoted and often planted
for the fantastic range of colours and shapes of their foliage, their
flowers are particularly attractive to bees and butterflies too.
Ideal for a raised alpine bed, sloping rock
garden, upcycled projects, roof gardening, crevices and for filling gaps in the
plants will be in 9cm pots and ready for immediate planting.