Cultivars of hybrid origin

AUTUMN JOY A hybrid, S. spectabile _ S. telephium, with autumn flowers generally described as dark pink to orange-brown or coppery red. [S. purpureum (L.) Schultes 'Autumn Joy', 'Herbstfreude'] Appeared in Europe in 1955; it is a hybrid, S. telephium _ S. spectabile. Like S. spectabile but smaller in habit; the flowers lack stamens and the waxy-blue leaves have fewer teeth.

Sedum 'Ruby Glow'

A hybrid with s. spectabile as a parent. A low-growing form with purplish leaves and dark purplish red flowers. Arose in Europe in 1960 as a cross between s. cauticola and s. telephium.

Sedum 'Vera Jameson'

Low-growing. Leaves waxy blue-purple. Flowers soft rose pink. A hybrid, s. telephium subsp. maximum 'Atropurpureum' _ 'Ruby Glow'. Int. c.1970 by Joe Elliott, uk, and named after the lady in whose garden it appeared. Given an award of merit by the rhs in 1972.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Crassulaceae
genus        Sedum L.