Upright mounds of lightly scalloped, glossy dark chocolate-brown leaves make a great addition to the border or the rock-garden. Soft rose-colored flowers top and accent the foliage. Mix with golds and bronzes for an unforgettable effect. So round and chocolatey, you'll want to "kiss" them!
What You Receive
One order = one 1.5" diameter x 2" deep plug.
Common Name: Dwarf Stonecrop
Plant Category: Sedum
Plant Series: CANDY™ Series
Plant Type: Perennial
US Patent #: PP22866
EU Grant #: EU33179
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9 (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Habit: Clumping Mound
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8"/14"/10"
Finish Time: Fast
Bloom Time(s): July, August
Growth Rate: Fast
Most Active Growing Season: Spring
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Soil: Very good drainage and mineral soil
Exposure: Full Sun
Additional Attribute(s): Deep South, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant
Nutritional Needs: 75 - 100 ppm
Dormancy: Dormancy Required for Growth
Water (Greenhouse): Dry completely between waterings
Water (Garden): Will take average garden watering with good drainage. Will take low watering once established
How Different?: It has very dark foliage and a short habit. Compared to 'Postman's Pride', it is shorter, multistemmed, and upright.
Landscape Value: Use for the border, rock garden, or parking strip.
Finish Time to 4": 8 to 10 weeks
Comments: These plants grow best in well-drained, lean soil. AVOID CHEMICAL SPRAYS Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.
Grower Notes: Obligate Long Day plant. Pinch 1 wk after transplant. Grow with 60-65 F nights, 75-80 F days. Provide night interruption or daylength extension to force flowering under natural short days. Supplemental lighting during cloudy days has proven beneficial for flower production. AVOID CHEMICAL SPRAYS