How to Grow and Care for Autumn Joy Sedum (Stonecrop)

A close up horizontal image of the pink flowers and succulent foliage of Autumn Joy sedum growing in the fall garden, pictured in light sunshine.

‘Autumn Joy’ sedum is a fall favorite, known for its unique, plump foliage and bursts of pink color in the garden. This article explains everything about its history, how to propagate, grow, and care for it, as well as its uses in the landscape and beyond. Discover more about this hardy plant today!

How to Plant and Grow Sedum (Stonecrop)

A horizontal image of 'Autumn Joy' sedum plants (aka stonecrop) growing in a garden border pictured in bright sunshine.

Sedums are a group of durable, gorgeous plants with very low maintenance requirements. Coming in both low and upright forms, stonecrop is versatile in the landscape, whether as specimen plantings or a complementary ground cover. They’ll even attract friendly pollinators! Read on to learn how to grow them for yourself.