Deciduous perennial herb to about 40 cm tall. Leaves opposite or in 3s, ovate or spoon-shaped, to about 6 cm long, 4 cm wide, toothed towards the tip, pale bluish green. Flowers in dense, flossy, flat-topped, butterfly-attracting clusters; the long stamens distinguish this species from similar species and hybrids; late summer to early autumn. Syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (Boreau) h. Ohba
Japan, China, Korea.
Source: (2002). Crassulaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.