Plant Profile: Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

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As the name suggests this perennial succulent puts on a glorious floral display, not to mention the grey green foliage.

At this time of year, the broccoli flower heads are well into their pink which deepens to a burgundy. Always try to leave the flower heads on as long as possible so they turn black on a straw stem in the middle of winter. A true floral progression from life to death.
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The cycle repeats as the new foliage rises once again from the base come late winter. Plant amongst spreading ground covers or strap foliage so they act as emergents through lush foliage.