It has to be dark magic to give so many great characteristics in one plant - amazing huge inflorescences, a short and very upright habit, glossy purple black leaves, dark pink flowers, and multiple crowns. In addition, 'Dark Magic' has been remarkably healthy and long-lived.
What You Receive
One order = one 1.5" diameter x 2" deep plug.
Common Name: Dwarf Stonecrop
Plant Category: Sedum
Plant Type: Perennial
US Patent #: PPAF
EU Grant #: --
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9 (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Habit: Clumping, Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12"/20"/15"
Finish Time: Medium
Bloom Time(s): August, September, October
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): Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.
How Different?: A favorite! Compared to 'Raspberry Truffle', 'Dark Magic' has darker leaves, is narrower, has more stems from the base, and much larger inflorescences.
Landscape Value: Edging, mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.
Finish Time to 4": 8 to 10 weeks
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