‘Autumn Joy’ Sedum produces delicate bright-pink flowers on large heads that age into a beautiful copper color as fall approaches. ‘Autumn Joy’ is a stout, spreading plant with succulent foliage that pairs well with ornamental grasses and against the deep-green leaves of summer perennials.
Easy to care for, very adaptable, and a popular stand-in for shrubs, this sedum lasts and lasts when other plants begin to wane.
Sedums, like Hostas and have become staples in American perennial gardens in recent years.
And this one, Autumn Joy, is the one responsible. This incredible plant is now at or near the top of everyone’s list of the best perennial flowers of them all. Nothing beats it for late color in the border.
Think of an amaryllis, and what first comes to mind is a large, showy red flower. ‘Queen of Night takes that image and brings it to life before your eyes with deep, sultry red blooms are rich and velvety in appearance. Glamorous and unusual, pot them in white or silver containers and place one at each end of the mantel for an easy but stunning holiday decoration. The long-lasting blooms also work well in vases and cut flower arrangements.
Easy to plant and grow.
Long-lasting, colorful flowers.
Flower stems can be cut and placed in water when buds begin to change color.
For longest-lasting blooms, keep plant away from heat and direct sunlight.