Sedum Spectabile Autumn Fire
These perennials will grow almost anywhere as long as there is good drainage they are practically maintenance free. Sedum spectabile Autumn fire also known as Brilliant frie blooms with clusters of vivid red broccoli-like flowers on grey green fleshy stems. A striking plant for the summer border or for growing in large planters on your patio or decking, its long lasting blooms will attract lots butterflies and bees.
Details Sedum spectabile Autumn fire
- Covers bare spots quickly
- Large Flowers
- Slowly Spreading
- Attracts Butterflies
- Blooms: August – October
- Flower colour: red
- Leaf colour: Grey
- Full grown: 1 Year
- Full grown height: 25 – 50 cm
- Full grown width: 10 – 25 cm
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 10 cm
- Plant spacing: 35 cm
How to take care of Spectabile Autumn Fire
Stonecrop – Sedums are easily grown. The ice plants S.spectabile and S.maximum are large plants more suited for the border than rockery while the smaller varieties are used in rockeries. They need full sun and will thrive in any fertile soil that drains well.
Dies down to resting buds in winter. Once established they can withstand dry and warm conditions. Divide clumps in autumn or spring. If supplied as bare roots they need to be soaked for 12-18 hours (do not exceed 24 hours).
This allows to rehydrate them to take up the maximum amount of water without doing any injury to the plant.