Common name: Showy stonecrop, Showy sedum, Ice plant. Scientific name: Sedum spectabile. Family: Crassulaceae. Synonym: Hylotelephium spectabile. Type: Perennials. Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm). Flower color: Pink. Flowering time: August - October.
Sedum spectabile (Showy stonecrop or Showy sedum) is a clump forming herbaceous perennial. The leaves are pale grayish-green, fleshy, succulent, egg shaped. The pink-green stems are thick and succulent, upright, unbranched. The flower are pink, star-shaped. Showy stonecrop are highly attractive to butterflies and bees making an additional attraction in the autumn garden.