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purple emperor stonecrop has succulent foliage
Photo 5 of 11This deciduous perennial has succulent dark purple foliage and pinkish-purple flowers.

Purple Emperor Stonecrop (5 of 11)

Plant in full sun
Plant in average to poor, but well-drained soil
Heat and drought tolerant
Height: 12-15 inches; Width: 12-15 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 3-9:
Zone 3: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to
prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.

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