|US Patent #||PP17671|
|EU Grant #||EU20629|
|Bloom Time||August, September|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||It has a narrow, upright habit that does not open up and fall over.|
|Landscape Value||Mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||15" / 14" / 17"|
|Soil (Garden)||Very good drainage and mineral Soil (Garden).|
|Water (Garden)||Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
|Comments||These plants grow best in well-drained, lean Soil (Garden). Won an AGM at the 2006 Royal Horticultural Society in England. Did well at the Dallas Arboretum in their Perennials for Purgatory trials.|
Sedum ‘Mr. Goodbud’
This dusky S. spectabile hybrid has tight foliage and strongly contrasting colors between its light buds and dark mauve flowers. Richer tones and better foliage than S. 'Brilliant'. Upright habit and short stature. Won an Award of Garden Merit from the RHS in 2006.
|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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