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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.

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

Common Name Stonecrop
Family Crassulaceae
species telephium
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Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP24902
EU Grant # EU40656
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 11" / 9"
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Soil (Garden) Very good drainage and mineral Soil (Garden).
pH 5.8 - 7.2
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Nutritional Needs 75 - 100 ppm
Dormancy Winter
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 (Garden).
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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