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Sedum polytrichoides 'Chocolate Ball'

Chocolate Ball Stonecrop

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Scientific Name Sedum polytrichoides 'Chocolate Ball'
Principal Common Name Chocolate Ball Stonecrop
Common Name(s)
Description Sedum polytrichoides ‘Chocolate Ball’ is a low-growing, mat-forming, evergreen, perennial succulent with ascending, slender, densely, leafy stems. This small Sedum grows up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall and spreads up to 14 inches (35 cm) wide. It has entirely needled foliage in dark green with hints of black in summer, adding in dark red brown in cold weather. The flowers are small, star-shaped and yellow and appear in mid summer to early fall. Per www.WorldofSucculents.com
General Comments
Height Range 6 - 8 IN
Spread Range 10 - 14 IN
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Black-green : Brown : Dark Green : Reddish-Green
Leaf Texture Fleshy
Form Succulent
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Time July : Aug : Sept : Oct : Nov : Summer : Fall
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Bedding : Container Plant : Evergreen : Foliage : Texture

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