Autumn Delight Stonecrop
Zone 3 - 9
This upright sedum has fleshy chartreuse-yellow leaves which are outlined by a narrow, blue-green, serrated margin. In early summer it forms a huge broccoli-like head of creamy flower buds which subsequently open to soft pink blooms in late summer. Ornamental bronze seedheads in fall and winter. Easily grown in full sun and well-drained soil. Like all sedums, it is very drought tolerant once established. HEIGHT: 45-55 cm SPREAD: 50-60 cm
Sedums are an easy answer to our continuing summer droughts and water shortages. These fleshy, succulent plants are excellent for hot, dry areas. In addition many varieties provide three --- even four -- season interest.
Sedum are easy to grow in a sunny, well-drained site. They are free of insects and diseases and perform best when not fertilized. Virtually all Sedum will attract butterflies and many are also attractive to hummingbirds.
ALSO SEE GROUNDCOVERS for more creeping varieties.
Image courtesy of Walters Gardens
1 gallon size
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