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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Spread: 14 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
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
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Self
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

Trade name information:
Series: Candy™
Trade Name: Chocolate Drop
Cultivar name: 'Chocolate Drop'
Common names
  • Sedum
  • Stonecrop

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Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-09-02
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-08-24
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-04-01

Date: 2010-02-11
Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nursreies Inc.
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2014-09-19

Chocolate Drop 5/19/10

3/23/2011 PNW, zone 8
Location: Pacific Northwest
Date: 2011-02-02
Location: Pacific Northwest
Date: 2011-05-08
Location: Pacific Northwest
Date: 2011-07-22
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2014-09-19
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2014-09-19
Location: Lowe's Garden Center, MI
Date: 2014-09-19

6/30/2010 PNW, zone 8

Date: 2016-08-21
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: Twisp
Date: June

Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-05-21
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  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Sep 6, 2014 3:48 PM concerning plant:
    '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'.
    Thumb of 2014-09-06/valleylynn/22756b

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