We use a wide range of sedum and wildflower plant species in our green roofs

Plants

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Plant Varieties

In our green roof systems we use a range of species, Here is a list of native wildflower green roof plants that come in seed, plug plant and blanket types. If you have any bespoke requirements please contact us and we can create a perfect green roof for you.

  • Common Toadflax
  • Common Vetch
  • Cowslip
  • Musk Mallow
  • St Johns-wort
  • Rough Hawkbit
  • Selfheal
  • Wild Marjoram
  • Yarrow Milfoi
  • Cornflower
  • Wild Pansy
  • Hoary Plantain
  • Lesser Stitchwort
  • Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Sheep’s-bit
  • Wild Grasses
  • Sheep’s Fescue
  • Yellow Rattle
  • Small Scabious
  • Thrift
  • Viper’s Bugloss
  • Wild Basil
  • Birdsfoot Trefoilv
  • Silene vulgaris
  • Crested Dogstail
  • Red Fescue
  • Wild Red Clover
  • Autumn Hawkbit
  • Black Medick
  • Clustered bellflower
  • Common Knapweed
  • Common Spotted Orchid
  • Corncockle

Below is our sedum green roof varieties these come in seed, plug plant and blanket types.

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Sedum Album Athoum

The species is green foliaged, with starry white or pink blooms held on wiry stems. Sedum album needs little water once established. This is the perfect base Sedum for our blankets and will form a bright green colony, perfect for a green roof.

Height 5cm
Spread 30cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Album Coral Carpet

Coral Carpet is a mat-forming, evergreen Sedum with small, fleshy, red-flushed leaves come alive in late spring to early summer with pink tinted, white star-shaped flowers. Coral Carpet foliage is green, flushed red in all seasons. The use of this in our sedium blanket means vibrant and full colour all year round.

Height 5cm
Spread 25cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Weihenstephaner Gold

Weihenstephaner Gold is a low-growing sedum that spreads to form an attractive ground cover for green roofs. Flowers appear on the reddish stems rising above the thick, triangular, succulent green leaves. The leaves turn purple in autumn and into winter, contrasting beautifully against the greens and blues.

Height 15cm
Spread 10cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Voodoo

A contrasting species with succulent leaves rising from a low growing mat. Leaves are rich deep red with a glossy appearence and held on succulent stems. This sedum was also selected for use in our blankets because its flowers are rich red, long lasting and born in early autumn. Helping us acheive 8 months of flowering over our blankets.

Height 10cm
Spread 30cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Summer Glory

Lovely dense carpets of dark green foliage topped with vivid coral red flowers make this sedum a highlight of the green roof. Specially propagated each year in our nursury for the blankets, it bears fleshy rounded leaves that take on reddish tints in winter.

Height 20cm
Spread 30cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Reflexum

The low-growing evergreen, spruce-like, succulent foliage stands out beautifully in our sedum blankets. Yellow flowers appear in July right through until mid October. To get this variety to reach maturity in time for sale we propagate Reflexum in plug form in our nursery and insert into the blanket. A time consuming job but we feel worth the extra effort.

Height 25cm
Spread 20cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Hispanicum

A very low, mat forming Sedum with tiny silver-blue leaves. Starry pink to white flowers. Enjoys poor, well drained growing medium so ideally suited to live in our green roof substrate. Blooms in June. Evergreen therefore maintains its colour throughout winter.

Height 10cm
Spread 25cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Album Mini

The fact that this plant was originally found in the Faro Isles should tell you something about its hardiness, and also explains why it’s so diminutive and tiny. Don’t let its small size and sainty appearence fool you = this is one tough little plant. It Displays all the same characteristics as Athomb.

Height 5cm
Spread 10cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun
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Sedum Acre Aureurm

This mat-forming Sedum is composed of tiny bright green leaves on short, ascending stems. It spreads itself, making it ideal for rush, bright coverage on a green roof. It’s leaves are bright green with yellow young growth and there are starry yellow flowers in late spring and summer that come at the tips of the stalks.

Height 10cm
Spread 25cm
Hardiness Fully hardy
Conditions Rain / Sun