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Stonecrop - SEDUM 'Herbstfreude'

Stonecrop - SEDUM 'Herbstfreude'

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This a timeless and enchanting Sedum perennial will grace your garden with its resilient nature and a spectacular display of late-season colour. Known by the name 'Autumn Joy' or 'Herbstfreude' in German, this sedum variety is a beloved classic, admired for its enduring beauty and versatile presence.

Features:
Late-Season Colour Extravaganza: 'Herbstfreude' Sedum steals the spotlight in late summer and fall, transforming your garden with an extravaganza of colour. The succulent foliage starts with blue-green tones in spring, transitions to a lush green in summer, and culminates in the main event – large, flat flower heads that shift from soft pink to a rich, deep rust as the season progresses.

Drought-Tolerant Resilience: This sedum variety showcases its resilience by thriving in challenging conditions. 'Herbstfreude' is exceptionally drought-tolerant, making it an excellent choice for water-wise gardens. Its ability to withstand dry spells adds practicality to its ornamental appeal.

Butterfly and Bee Magnet: Embrace the ecological beauty of your garden as 'Herbstfreude' Sedum attracts pollinators, including butterflies and bees. The flower heads provide a nectar-rich source, contributing to the vitality of your garden ecosystem.

Upright and Sturdy Growth: 'Herbstfreude' Sedum forms an upright and sturdy clump, reaching a mature height of 18-24 inches. The strong stems not only support the weight of the flower heads but also maintain the plant's architectural integrity, creating a well-structured presence in the garden.

Versatile Garden Star: Whether as a stand-alone focal point, part of mass plantings, or integrated into mixed perennial beds, 'Herbstfreude' seamlessly complements various garden styles. Its timeless elegance and adaptability make it a cherished addition to both traditional and contemporary landscapes.

Specifications:
• Botanical Name: Sedum 'Herbstfreude'
• Common Names: Autumn Joy, Herbstfreude
• Mature Size: 18-24 inches in height, 18-24 inches in spread
• Bloom Time: Late summer to fall
• Flower Colour: Soft pink to deep rust
• Foliage Colour: Blue-green turning to green
• Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained
• Hardiness Zone: 3-9

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