Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park

 
 

Orpine
Sedum telephium
of the Stonecrops family
a perennial
25 -60 cm high
blooms July - September
likes woods and hedgrows
can be seen in the Visitor Centre wild garden





   
The plant is called "Livelong" in certain areas because of its powers of resistance to different kinds of difficulty such as drought, frost, and cutting back. It was once used as a fly repellant.