|Common Name||Dwarf Stonecrop|
|Plant Series||Sedum CANDY™ Series|
|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|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Foliage Color||Purple, Red|
|Soil (Garden)||Very good drainage and mineral Soil (Garden).|
|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)||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 (Garden). 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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