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Sedum ‘Chocolate Drop’

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Upright mounds of lightly scalloped, glossy dark chocolate-brown leaves make a great addition to the border or the rock-garden. Soft rose-colored flowers top and accent the foliage. Mix with golds and bronzes for an unforgettable effect. So round and chocolatey, you'll want to “kiss” them!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 14″ / 10″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September

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SKU: SEDCHODRO Categories: ,
Common Name Dwarf Stonecrop
Family Crassulaceae
Genus Sedum
species telephium
Plant Series Sedum CANDY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22866
EU Grant # EU33179
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping, Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 14" / 10"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time August, September
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Pink
Leaf Color Purple, Red
Soil Very good drainage and mineral soil.
pH 5.8 - 7.2
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage
Nutritional Needs 75 - 100 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry completely between waterings.
Water (Garden) Will take average garden watering with good drainage. Will take low watering once established.
How Different? It has very dark foliage and a short habit. Compared to 'Postman's Pride', it is shorter, multistemmed, and upright.
Landscape Value Use for the border, rock garden or parking strip.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 10 weeks
Comments These plants grow best in well-drained, lean soil. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.
Grower Notes Obligate long day plant. Pinch 1 week after transplant. Grow with 60°-65° F nights, 75°-80° F days. Provide night interruption or day-length extension to force flowering under natural short days. Supplemental lighting during cloudy days has proven beneficial for flower production. AVOID CHEMICAL SPRAYS.
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