|Plant Series||Sedum PARTY HARDY™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP22826|
|EU Grant #||EU34292|
|Bloom Time||August, September, October|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple|
|Foliage Color||Green, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||It has a very short and compact habit with very large deep rose pink flower heads. Compared to 'Class Act' or 'Mr. Goodbud' it is shorter with darker foliage.|
|Landscape Value||Edging, mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||7" / 20" / 11"|
|Soil (Garden)||Very good drainage and mineral soil.|
|Water (Garden)||Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
|Comments||These plants grow best in well-drained, lean soil. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.|
Sedum ‘Birthday Party’
You don't want a birthday party to flop, nor do you want your Sedums to! This outstanding Sedum from our hardy breeding will dazzle you in late summer or early fall with its huge, deep rose pink flower heads atop solid, compact foliage that doesn't fall apart. The succulent leaves are deliciously tinted purple-maroon which provides color before the blooms light up the garden.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Must be booked by week 46 to receive vernalized material in spring of the following year.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 7″ / 20″ / 11″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September, October
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry completely between waterings.|
|EC||0.6 – 0.9|
|pH||5.8 – 7.2|
|Fertility Needs||75 – 100 ppm|
|Notes||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. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.|
|Finish Time to 4″||8 – 10 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||10 – 12 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Obligate Long Day|
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