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Sedum telephium Chocolate Cherry - stonecrop

    Sedum telephium Chocolate Cherry - stonecrop

    Sedum Chocolate Cherry is a stunning perennial succulent that is known for its unique and attractive foliage. The leaves of this plant are a rich, chocolatey brown color with a slight red tint, and they grow in clusters that form a low mound. In late summer, clusters of bright pink flowers appear on top of the foliage, adding a beautiful pop of color to any garden.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 15-20cm (6-8in)
    • Spread: 25-30cm (10-12in)
    • Flower color: Bright pink
    • Flowering period: Late summer
    • Foliage: Rich chocolate brown with a slight red tint
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 3

    Sedum Chocolate Cherry is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It is perfect for rock gardens, borders, and container gardens. It also makes a great ground cover plant and is well-suited for erosion control on hillsides and slopes.

    Sedum Chocolate Cherry is a hardy and drought-tolerant plant that requires little maintenance. It is also resistant to most pests and diseases, making it an easy choice for even novice gardeners. Additionally, this plant attracts bees and butterflies to the garden, providing essential pollination for other plants.

    Companion Plants:
    • Echinacea 'PowWow Wildberry': The vibrant pink flowers of this coneflower make a stunning contrast against the dark foliage of Chocolate Cherry.
    • Salvia 'May Night': The electric blue flowers of this salvia provide a lovely contrast against the dark leaves of Chocolate Cherry.
    • Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet': The red flowers of this bee balm complement the deep burgundy leaves of Chocolate Cherry.

    Care Instructions:
    Sedum Chocolate Cherry is a low-maintenance plant that requires little care. It prefers well-draining soil and can tolerate periods of drought. It should be planted in an area with full sun to partial shade. To promote a fuller, bushier plant, pinch back the stems in the spring. Deadheading spent flowers will encourage the plant to produce more blooms.

    Final Thoughts:
    Sedum Chocolate Cherry is a unique and eye-catching plant that is sure to add interest to any garden. Its hardy nature and low-maintenance requirements make it a great choice for both experienced and novice gardeners. With its beautiful foliage and bright pink flowers, it's easy to see why Sedum Chocolate Cherry is a favorite among gardeners.