PlantsHylotelephium→Sedum (Hylotelephium Candy™ Chocolate Drop)

Trade name information:
Series: Candy™
Trade Name: Chocolate Drop
Cultivar name: 'Chocolate Drop'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Spread: 14 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Dark chocolate/purple
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Soft rose-colored
Flower Time: Summer
Other: July, August
Inflorescence Height: 10 inches
Foliage Mound Height: 8 inches
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Division
Pollinators: Self
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 22,866; EU33179
Goes Dormant
Parentage: Neon x Hylotelephium telephium

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Easy Propagation of SedumsEasy Propagation of Sedums
By ofm on October 5, 2014

Got a bunch of empty pots and some sedum? Looking for something to do with both?

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Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Sep 6, 2014 3:48 PM

'Chocolate Drop' has the darkest leaves of all the dark-leafed sedums I have. The leaves are a very dark chocolate brown color with a hint of purple. The leaf color holds up through the growing season. It also has shiny leaves that seem to reflect light in the beds. It makes a great accent grown beside lighter-leafed plants like 'Elsie's Gold.' It is a non-branching plant that is not very dense in growth habit, but still lovely and worth growing.
'Chocolate Drop' at maturity is 18 inches to the top of the flower heads. Strong stems that stay upright without support.

Here it is growing beside 'Elsie's Gold'.
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