I've been watering every few days since we haven't had rain in weeks and it's been HOT. Plant height and general plant quality were largely unaffected by production temperatures. The bigger the clump of soil you can move with it, the better the plant will bounce back. Cultural information should only be used as a guide, and should be to be adapted to suit you. Rating: 100 % of 100. Deciduous perennial. It grows into a tidy mound about 1 to 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Sedum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, members of which are commonly known as stonecrops.The genus has been described as containing up to 600 species, subsequently reduced to 400–500. Commercially, it grows best in well-drained, evenly moist soil with a pH range of 5.5-6.0. . Water the sedum the day before dividing. Sedum Autumn Joy is very drought tolerant requiring no supplemental watering. Young plants may require more watering during the active growth period, but established plants become more drought tolerant. Divide the sedum in the spring, as soon as new growth starts to emerge from the soil. Showy Stonecrop, the taller plants in the genus Sedum, are popular garden plants that are extremely easy to grow. You will see flowers as early as August with the pinkish reds gradually turning a darker shade of red as the weather turns cooler. Autumn Joy Sedum thrives alongside many other xeric plants. 28 April. Showy sedum such as Autumn Joy, Autumn Fire Stonecrop, 'Postman's Pride', variegated foliage on "Frosty Morn", 'Brilliant', which has bright pink petals; and 'Stardust', which has silvery-pink flowers, can be used in containers, as ground cover, in rock gardens, borders and given as gifts! This plant thrives in rocky, dry, sandy, loamy or thin soil. As the flower clusters mature, they become a brick red color and eventually dry to a nice dark wheat in the beginning of winter. As the name implies it is perfect for this time of year. Sedum plants come in a wide variety of heights, colors, and forms. They grow best in full sun with a long-day treatment by natural or extended photoperiods of 16 hours or by night interruption from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with a minimum light intensity of 10 footcandles. K67 Leicestershire Posts: 1,450. Wie pflege ich meine Autumn Joy. Also to know is, when can I divide sedum? Sedums need less water than most plants, but they still need water. chilts Posts: 51. Be sure to leave these uncut all winter to capture and sculpt fallen snow, or cut them for attractive indoor decorations. In about a month, you can remove the bags and continue to water as necessary. To prune sedum, cut plants back by half in late spring or early summer (June in most places).Pruning causes 'Autumn Joy' sedum to flower later, which creates a lingering flower show in fall. Feb 15, 2019 - Why Do my Sedum Plants Collapse in the Middle?. 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Like many sun-lovers, it prefers sandy to gravelly soil. Autumn Sedum is a plant I LOVE for so many reasons. Noted as the finest of all upright Sedums, Autumn Joy Sedum produces from its sturdy stems, a variety of flower heads with an umbrella-like shape, whose color changes from pink to a rosy-red shade. Two weeks later, the plants will be ready to plant in the garden. Sedum Autumn Joy thrives when it is grown under high-light conditions in the garden. How to Split Autumn Joy Sedums. Moderate grower to 18 to 24 inches tall and wide. Sedum Autumn Joy is an herbaceous perennial which grows up to 18 inches tall from a dense crown of shoots that emerge in early spring and look like a nest of crowded fledglings each stretching their neck to get the next worm. Most flowering plants wind down as fall approaches, but this hardy perennial grows more striking every day. However, there are a few key points to understand about their water needs if you want to create a lush succulent planting. 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