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Stonecrop 'Autumn Joy'     

Sedum spectabile

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Autumn Joy is a popular variety of Stonecrop, which belongs to the Sedum genus (Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy'). Autumn Joy is a variety of heirloom Stonecrop . Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Deep carmine pink and   Cerise red. When mature, blooms are roughly 15.0 cm (that's 5.85 inches in imperial) in diameter.Leaves appear approximately as a   Dark sea green and   Moss green colour. This variety is a Succulent that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Autumn Joy is known for its Mound-Forming habit and growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches). This variety tends to bloom in late summer.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Autumn Joy have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Autumn Joy

  • Partial Sun

  • Low

Easy-care free plant. Takes part shade to full sun. Will bloom in part-shade, although bloom color may not be as intense as in full sun.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Autumn Joy is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Autumn Joy are Zone 3 and Zone 7. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.5 as Autumn Joy is a weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Autumn Joy from seed

Transplanting Autumn Joy

Easy to divide and transplant. Can be divided and transplanted every year. Handles heavy clay soils well.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Autumn Joy is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Autumn Joy

Other Names for Stonecrop 'Autumn Joy'

Sedum