|Common Name||Dwarf Stonecrop|
|US Patent #||PP27619|
|EU Grant #||EU46435|
|Bloom Time||August, September, October|
|Foliage Color||Purple, Red|
|Growth Habit||Clumping, Mounding|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|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.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 20" / 15"|
|Soil (Garden)||Very good drainage and mineral Soil (Garden).|
|Water (Garden)||Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
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.
|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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