12 Top Midwest Perennial Flowers
Sedums are easy to grow, stingy with water, and rich in texture and shape. With its masses of flowers and light gray-green foliage, 'Autumn Joy' (in our photo) is familiar to many Midwest gardeners. By midsummer, it produces green broccolilike buds, which open into large pink flower heads that deepen to rusty red by fall. Other favorite sedums include 'Purple Emperor', 'Vera Jameson' and 'Meteor'.