Scientific Name: Hylotelephium ‘Autum Joy’
Height: 1.5-2 ft.
Spread: 1.5-2 ft.
Bloom Time: September-October
Native Range: Hybird of plants from North America, Asia, and Europe
Ecological Value: Nectar source, particularly popular with bees and skippers
Human Value: Leaves are edible. New spring growth is best.
According to Wikipedia “Herbstfreude’ agm hybrid is also known in English as “Autumn Joy,” which is a literal translation from the German. It is a hybrid between Sedum telephium and H. spectabile. It is self-sterile, as it exhibits female flower parts only.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hylotelephium_hybrids)