10 Top Succulent Plants for the Midwest
Sedum 'Purple Emperor'
This newer selection of Sedum offers dark purple, almost black foliage, crowned by pink-purple flowers. It has a long bloom season, generally from mid-summer to early fall. Like most sedums, 'Purple Emperor' attracts butterflies and is drought-tolerant. For a distinctive look, pair it with a brightly colored foliage plant.
Size: To 15 inches tall
Growing conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil