Showy Stonecrop (Sedum spectabil)
(aka Hylotelephium spectabile)
Many butterflies love the small clusters of pinkish star-shaped flowers. This unique plant offers, especially in fall for the late season and migrating butterflies. This fall blooming flower reaches about 12-18 inches and looks great in borders or rock gardens. Showy Stonecrops have plump, fleshy leaves and blooms in late summer and fall.
These plants are easy to propagate; a single leaf placed in the soil can produce roots. Showy Stonecrop is perfect for enjoying the summer with its unique foliage and later in the season with its beautiful flowers.