The classic bee and butterfly friendly plants, like most sedums 'Purple Emperor' is a very valuable late source of nectar for pollinators, particularly butterflies. Dead flowers also provide shelter and habitat in the winter months before they are cut back in Spring.
The succulent foliage is an excellent coloured deep purple to bronze and produces large flower head of deep pink in late summer. Flowers are long lasting and attractive to bees and butterflies, a good source of late nectar.
Height and spread: 45cm high and 45cm spread
Common name: Stonecrop
Position in the garden: Full sun to partial shade
Soil type: Any well drained soil
Flowering period: August to October
Hardiness: Fully hardy