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Sedum ‘Desert Blonde’

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A pleaser, with its blue-green leaves, short rose-red stems, and it forms multiple crowns its first year. Its creamy yellow flowers mature to soft red seed heads. Bred for good container and garden performance.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 11″ / 9″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September

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SKU: SEDDESBLO Categories: ,
Common Name Stonecrop
Family Crassulaceae
Genus
species telephium
Plant Series
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP24901
EU Grant # EU40463
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 11" / 9"
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Soil Very good drainage and mineral soil.
pH 5.8 - 7.2
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Nutritional Needs 75 - 100 ppm
Dormancy Dormant in winter.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry completely between waterings.
Water (Garden) Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.
How Different? Compared to 'Yellow Zenox', it has flowers that are more yellow and larger leaves that are more blue green. 'Desert Blonde' has a multicrown habit with blue green, oblong leaves with rose red stems. Leaves take a purplish tint in summer sun.
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.
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