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Autumn Fire Sedum, Stonecrop Sedum (Hylotelephium) spectabile

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Fall
  • Winter
Mature Size
2'6" 2'
Height
2' - 2'6"
Spread
18" - 2'
  • Details

    Features

    Improved 'Autumn Joy', sturdy, dusky-pink flowers and attractive buds; heat tolerant

    Fall Interest
    Winter Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 30 Inches
    Spacing: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Blue
    Foliage Shade: 
    Blue
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Fall
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Plant alone or in combinations in borders or containers

    Maintenance Notes: 

    The seed heads will remain on this summer to fall blooming plant. Removing them will not keep the plant blooming longer. Many people consider the seed heads to be attractive and will allow them to remain on the plant throughout the winter before removing them as part of their garden spring cleaning.

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • vibrent from summer to fall

      Brenda
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 10 years ago
    • It's reliable, it's hardy, it's beautiful in the fall and I love it.

      Jan Fortier
      , Alberta
      , Canada
      , 10 years ago
    • Love this plant. You can pull off an arm, stick in the ground and grow a clone. Love when it flowers in the late summer and if you let it dry on the plant keeps pretty till spring.

      Claire
      , Maryland
      , United States
      , 10 years ago
    • Russell Studebaker
      , Arizona
      , United States
      , 10 years ago
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