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Autumn Joy Sedum (Brockton, MA)
Autumn Joy Sedum (Hylotelephium spectabile) is a drought tolerant perennial sedum with clusters of small, star-shaped, pink flowers in summer and fall (the clusters are green before they turn pink).
Does Autumn Joy Like Sun Or Shade?
Autumn Joy Sedum prefers full sun, meaning it grows best with 6 or more hours of direct sunlight per day. In full sun conditions, Autumn Joy Sedum’s flowers will look better – and the plant is less likely to fall over, too!
Autumn Joy Sedum does ok in partial shade (meaning 2 to 6 hours of direct sunlight per day), but the flowers might not look as good as they could. The plant might also get leggy and fall over in low light conditions.
Autumn Joy Sedum Soil Requirements
Autumn Joy Sedum also likes well-draining soil with moderate to dry moisture levels. It tolerates drought and it is sensitive to over watering.
If you have clay soil that stays wet, try adding compost to improve drainage before planting Autumn Joy Sedum.
How Big Does Autumn Joy Sedum Get?
Autumn Joy Sedum grows to a height of 18 to 24 inches and a width of 18 to 24 inches at maturity. So, its height is reasonable, and it won’t spread out too far for you to manage.
Autumn Joy Sedum Cold Tolerance
Autumn Joy Sedum can tolerate intense cold conditions. As an outdoor plant, it is hardy to Zone 3a (as cold as -40 degrees Fahrenheit or –40 degrees Celsius).
If you live in a colder area, try using row covers – or put your Autumn Joy Sedum in a container and bring it indoors for the winter.
Autumn Joy Sedum Propagation
You can propagate Autumn Joy Sedum by leaf cuttings or stem cuttings.
What Eats Autumn Joy Sedum?
Deer, rabbits, squirrels, birds, and chickens eat Autumn Joy Sedum (and other types of stonecrop) when they get hungry enough (and if there is no alternative).
Slugs, aphids, mealybugs, nematodes, scale, weevils, and ants also sometimes eat various types of stonecrop. If chewed on, Autumn Joy Sedum may display yellow leaves, leaves with holes, stunted growth, and wilting.
More About Autumn Joy Sedum
You can also find some other upright sedum varieties here.
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