One of the most popular sedums, making an excellent autumn border plant.
In September and October masses of stems topped with wide flat heads of dark pink, almost red, starry flowers.
If left standing, the dead flowerheads add winter interest.
Drought tolerant, slug resistant and as tough as old boots.
Height and spread: 50 x 60cm
Common name(s): Stonecrop
Now reclassified as Hylotelephium spectabile 'Autum Joy' but we are slow to change!
The name Sedum is from the Latin 'sedeo' (I sit), because they grow on walls. Stonecrop because they crop on walls. They like dry, sunny conditions and are fully hardy. Very attractive to bees and butterflies.