|Plant Series||Sedum DESERT™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP24902|
|EU Grant #||EU40656|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 11" / 9"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||August, September|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flower Color||Pink, Red|
|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?||Compared to 'Postman's Pride', it has much shorter stems, more vigor, more crowns. Compared to 'Chocolate Drop', it is a much wider plants with more crowns and it is much darker.|
|Landscape Value||Mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.|
|Finish Time to 4"||8 - 10 weeks|
|Comments||These plants grow best in well-drained, lean soil.|
|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 ‘Desert Black’
Black leaves, multiple crowns the first year, short stems, and nice rose pink flowers. This plant has it all! Bred for vigorous basal branching and good garden performance, you will be very happy with the quality. Provide all Sedums with good drainage.
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