Autumn Joy Sedum
Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SEE-dum speck-TAB-ih-lee|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer to Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Tickseed (Coreopsis); Yarrow (Achillea); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Basket of Gold (Alyssum); Cranesbill (Geranium)|
Easily grown in lean, very well-drained soil; benefits from a gravel mulch. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Avoid excessive winter moisture. Fertilize in spring. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-11