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Hylotelephium cauticola (Praeger) H. Ohba

Hylotelephium cauticola

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Hylotelephium cauticola, the cliff stonecrop, syn. Sedum cauticola, is a species of flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae, native to Hokkaido, Japan. Growing to 8 cm (3 in) tall by 30 cm (12 in) wide, it is a carpet-forming succulent perennial with trailing stems of pink-tinged grey-green round leaves, and purplish pink star-shaped flowers in autumn.[2][3]

The specific epithet cauticola means "growing on cliffs", referring to the plant's favoured habitat.[4]

It is grown in rock gardens and alpine gardens in alkaline to neutral soil. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Hylotelephium cauticola (Praeger) H.Ohba". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 5 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Hylotelephium cauticola". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  3. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 978-1405332965.
  4. ^ Harrison, Lorraine (2012). RHS Latin for gardeners. United Kingdom: Mitchell Beazley. p. 224. ISBN 9781845337315.
  5. ^ "RHS Plant Selector - Sedum cauticola". Retrieved 3 June 2013.
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Hylotelephium cauticola: Brief Summary

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Hylotelephium cauticola, the cliff stonecrop, syn. Sedum cauticola, is a species of flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae, native to Hokkaido, Japan. Growing to 8 cm (3 in) tall by 30 cm (12 in) wide, it is a carpet-forming succulent perennial with trailing stems of pink-tinged grey-green round leaves, and purplish pink star-shaped flowers in autumn.

The specific epithet cauticola means "growing on cliffs", referring to the plant's favoured habitat.

It is grown in rock gardens and alpine gardens in alkaline to neutral soil. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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