|US Patent #||PP24693|
|EU Grant #||EU46411|
|Bloom Time||August, September|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple|
|Foliage Color||Green, Purple, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Hybrid Sedum with HUGE flower inflorescence and dark foliage. Very vigorous, short, and long lived.|
|Landscape Value||Mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||27" / 24" / 30"|
|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.|
Huge, deep rose flower heads that look like summer thunderhead clouds. Very stout, upright stems are a mid-border marvel. Handsome, grey-green foliage is the perfect foil for the dramatic long lasting flowers. One of the most majestic Sedums TERRA NOVA® has introduced.
*** 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): 27″ / 24″ / 30″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September
|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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