Birds & Blooms

Autumn Fire Sedum


Hyloteleph­ium spectabile, Zones 3 to 9

An easy plant for beginners, this sedum is drought tolerant, rabbit resistant and grows in poor soils. Autumn Fire is more vibrant than the well-known

Autumn Joy, with a stout habit that’s less prone to flopping.

Attracts: Light needs: Full sun.

Size: About 18 to 24 inches tall and 18 inches wide.

Grown for: Rich rosy-pink flowers that turn coppery red as they age.

Foliage: Thick blue-green leaves on sturdy stems.

Water needs: Soak thoroughly and occasional­ly once the plant is establishe­d.

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