The SHORTEST S. spectabile on the market! This seedling of 'Brilliant' bloodlines forms a tight 10"mound of foliage covered by domes of bright pink flower heads!
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 #: PP17212
EU Grant #: --
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9 (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10"/14"/12"
Finish Time: Medium
Bloom Time(s): August, September
Growth Rate: Fast
Most Active Growing Season: Summer
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 very short Sedum spectabile that doesn't open up later in the season
Landscape Value: Edging, mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.
Finish Time to 4": 8 to 10 weeks
Comments: These plants grow best in well-drained, lean soil. Syn. Hylotelephium spectabile var. spectabile. AVOID CHEMICAL SPRAYS
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