Sedum spectabile 'Lajos (Autumn Charm)'
- Upright, bushy succulent with interesting variegated leaves
- Broad, flat flowerheads appear in summer & autumn
- Easy color for dry, sunny areas
Sedum 'Autumn Charm' is a great choice for superb fall color. The gray-green foliage is nicely variegated with a bright, creamy yellow edge. In the fall the white buds open up to pink flowers. It has a great dense, compact habit and brings excellent color to the late summer and fall landscape. A sport of Sedum 'Autumn Joy'. This group of upright Sedums is also sometimes known as Hylotelephium.
Uses: Borders, Containers, Cut Flower, Edging, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Rabbit
Notable Features: Drought & Heat Tolerant, Salt Tolerant
Growth Habit: Upright
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, or partial shade in hot southern regions, in well-drained soil. Tolerates clay soil; does well in sandy or gravelly soils. Cut back by half in June, to prevent flopping apart later in summer. Spent flowers may be left on through winter to provide interest; cut down in spring when new growth appears. Divide every 3-4 years in spring, for best flowering.