Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

Botanical Name: Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’/’Herbstfreude’

Phonetic: SEE-dum

Common Name(s): Stone Crop

Family: Crassulaceae
Origin: Hybrid
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Tender perennial

Leaf Type: Simple, lush
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Greyish-green, succulent-like
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Not dense
Bloom Season: Late summer into late fall
Flower Color(s): Pink when open and mature to copper

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 3-9
Climate Zone(s): 1-9, 14-24
Growth Rate: Moderate               
Height: 2 Feet
Spread: 2 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Mostly pest free, mealybugs, scale, slugs, snails, deer
Soil: Moderately moist and fertile soil

Features: Attracts bees and butterflies, showy flowers, fall color
Uses: Looks great with ornamental grasses, beds, borders, cut flowers, cottage garden

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