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Sedum hakonese 'Chocolate Ball' - Chocolate Ball Creeping Stonecrop
Sedum hakonese 'Chocolate Ball' - Chocolate Ball Creeping Stonecrop

Crassulaceae Sedum Hakonense Chocolate Ball

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Grows InZone 4A · -30° to -25° F through Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Shade / Evening Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Insect, Disease, Mildew, Heat
Flower ColorYellow
BloomsSummer Blooms, Fall Blooms, Fall Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage
Foliage ColorRed, Bronze
Average Height0' to 1'
Average Width1' to 2'
AttractsVisual Attention
Additional Information About Sedum hakonese 'Chocolate Ball' - Chocolate Ball Creeping Stonecrop

Sedum Hakonense 'Chocolate Ball' is a moderate growing groundcover plant, perennial plant and succulent plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4A through 9B. It matures to an average height of 1 inch to 1 foot and an average width of 1 foot to 2 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun or morning shade with afternoon sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. In the summer and fall Chocolate Ball Sedum produces yellow flowers. The foliage is red and bronze in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, insects, diseases, mildew and heat.

Chocolate Ball Sedum can be useful in the landscape in mass plantings, in containers or planters, as a border or edger, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, as a groundcover, in hanging baskets, in landscape beds or islands or in small groupings and also in rock or xeriscape gardens or perennial gardens.

More About Lemon Ball Sedum...

So chocolately you might want to eat it! The unique reddish-brown foliage topped with tiny yellow summer flowers make 'Chocolate Ball' a "must have" for any Sedum Garden in zones 4 through 9. It is a dependable, drought-tolerant, high quality plant with brownish foliage foliage that keeps its color throughout all the seasons. It has a spreading, mounded habit that is both neat and vigorous. The spruce-like foliage does not flop apart in the center, but stays very dense and bushy. This one has done great in our gardens.

Chocolate Ball Sedum is awesome grown in a terra cotta pot or hanging basket where it spills over the edge in just a few weeks. It gets it's name for the color and the "ball" of growth it will create around a pot when used singly, as in the picture to the right. The gorgeous yellow foliage is beautiful when planted next to dark leaved plants. It is also useful as a groundcover or border in garden beds and rock gardens.

Because it is a succulent, Chocolate Ball Sedum is exceptionally drought tolerant and easy to grow. Provide very well-drained soil adding gravel if necessary to improve drainage. It prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade.

Chocolate Ball Sedum is robust, low maintenance and easy to establish.  The dense, colorful foliage looks attractive year round in the border planting.

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