Scientific Name: Hylotelephium spectabile 'Herbstfreude'
Common Name: Autumn Joy sedum, hybrid stonecrop
Family Name: Crassulaceae
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Herbaceous perennial, Succulent or Cacti
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Bedding plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Floristry, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Small garden/space
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Spiraled, Succulent, Lustrous, Elliptic, Dentate
Flowers: Cyme, Violet, Pink, Aug-Sep-Oct
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Follicle, Brown, Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves large, thick fleshy lime green, oblong, crenate from middle to tip; inflorescence a corymb bearing many tiny pink florets; stems fleshy and upright.