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Plants We Typically Use

February 26, 2013


Here is a list of some of the plants we use at eco green roofs. We can use any plants but these are often a popular choice


We usually have between 8-15 species of sedum in our carbon neutrally produced Sedum Blankets and plug plants. We pick the most robust types to ensure they can reside on a roof.

We use:

Sedum Acre
Sedum Acre ‘Aureum’
Sedum Album ‘Coral Carpet’
Sedum Album ‘Teretifolium’
Sedum Album ‘Athoum’
Sedum Album ‘F. Murale’
Sedum Album ‘Clusianum’
Sedum Album ‘Var Minimum’
Sedum Hispanicum (Glaucum)
Sedum Hispanicum ‘Var.minus’
Sedum hybridum
Sedum lydium
Sedum Kamtschaticum ‘Var. Floriferum’
Sedum Kamtschaticum ‘gold’
Sedum Oreganum

Wild Flowers and Grasses

Wild flower species we usually use in our green and brown roofs

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