|Common Name||Dwarf Stonecrop|
|US Patent #||PP27619|
|EU Grant #||EU46435|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Growth Habit||Clumping, Mounding|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 20" / 15"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||August, September, October|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Purple, Red|
|Soil||Very good drainage and mineral soil.|
|pH||5.8 - 7.2|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
|Nutritional Needs||75 - 100 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry completely between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.|
|How Different?||A favorite! Compared to 'Raspberry Truffle', 'Dark Magic' has darker leaves, is narrower, has more stems from the base, and much larger inflorescences.|
|Landscape Value||Edging, mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.|
|Finish Time to 4"||8 - 10 weeks|
|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.|
Sedum ‘Dark Magic’
It has to be dark magic to give so many great characteristics in one plant – amazing huge inflorescences, a short and very upright habit, glossy purple black leaves, dark pink flowers, and multiple crowns. In addition, 'Dark Magic' has been remarkably disease free and long-lived.
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