Autumn Fire Sedum (Stonecrop)

Autumn Fire Sedum (Stonecrop)

Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Fire'

$15.00 + GST

This perennial offers foliage interest early in the season then a colourful display of flowers in the fall. Strong stems produce broccoli like buds in midsummer opening to dusty-rose flower heads.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Summer, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Fire'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Fall Colour:

Red fall colour

Foliage:

Light green foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Winter:

Dried flowerheads provide winter interest

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Prune back plants in June if they get floppy

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Young plant - cooked. A famine food, it is only used when all else fails. Additionally, it was used as an herbal remedy for diphtheria, ringworm, and also scurvy due to the high content of vitamins found in the plant. Finally has been used to treat itchy rashes, ulcers and for the topical treatment of warts, acne, dermatitis and corns.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot