|Plant Series||Sedum TOUCHDOWN™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP26078|
|EU Grant #||EU43639|
|Bloom Time||August, September|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple|
|Foliage Color||Green, Purple, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Unique leaf color that holds all season. Low multi-crown habit + glossy purple brown leaves + dark rose flowers.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds, borders, rock garden or containers.|
|Most Active Growing Season||--|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||15" / 16" / 19"|
|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|
Sedum ‘Touchdown Teak’
Amazing glossy red-brown to purple-brown leaves, red stems, and a vigorous, upright-but low habit. Rose-red flowers are a summer feature. A favorite in our garden!
*** 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): 15″ / 16″ / 19″
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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