Low, compact mound of shiny, cherry-red thumbnail-sized foliage with pink variegated edges. Large rose-pink flowerheads appear in late summer, lasting for weeks.
The ground cover type of Stonecrop is the perfect size for growing at the front of a sunny border or for edging pathways. This selection forms a low, compact mound of shiny, cherry-red thumbnail-sized foliage with pink variegated edges. Large rose-pink flowerheads appear in late summer, lasting for weeks. Great mass planted on slopes, green roof systems or as a groundcover in other sunny areas. Excellent in containers. Flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. Plant in full sign to obtain best color. Newest edition to the SUNSPARKLER® Series from Chris Hansen. Sport of S. ‘Firecracker’. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.
Blooms summer to fall
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Grow at 60-75° F under long days with high light levels. Keep soil slightly dry to encourage root growth, never wet or plants will rot. Once actively growing feed at 100-200 ppm N with each watering. Generally finish in 6-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Plant in well draining, professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at the same level it was in the plug. Once potted; water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.
Easy to grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Good drainage is essential, especially in winter. Divide every 3-4 years to maintain its compact growth habit.