Sedum x ‘Autumn Fire’: Autumn Fire Stonecrop

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^ Autumn Fire Stonecrop, rich rosy-pink flowers age to coppery red atop the sturdy stems and provide long-lasting late season color.

Sedum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, members of which are commonly known as stonecrops. It contains around 400 species of leaf succulents that are found throughout the Northern Hemisphere, varying from annual and creeping herbs to shrubs. The plants have water-storing leaves. The flowers usually have five petals, seldom four or six. There are typically twice as many stamens as petals.

Photo: WNC Farmers MarketAshevilleNorth Carolina, 20121014
Source: Wikipedia

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