- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 20 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 20 - 24 Inches
- Growing Zones 3 - 9
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
Sedum is very low maintenance, so much so that this plant pretty much prefers to be left alone. To properly care for the ROCK 'N GROW® 'Back in Black' Sedum, you will have to be very hands-off, but you can still admire the near-black foliage. This stonecrop stands out thanks to the thick, broad leaves that are almost entirely black. The ROCK 'N GROW® 'Back in Black' Sedum will provide visual interest throughout the summer, fall, and winter. Expect cream-colored flowers with red centers in the late summer to early fall.
Sedum is not only forgiving if the conditions are less than ideal, but this plant actually thrives in not-so-great conditions. This upright plant is right at home in borders, landscapes, mass plantings, and containers. The blooms make excellent cut flowers and dried flowers. Sedum is heat-, drought-, and salt-tolerant, and while this plant attracts bees and butterflies, it resists rabbits. The ROCK 'N GROW® 'Back in Black' Sedum grows as a perennial in USDA zones 3 through 9.
Rock N Grow® Back In Black Sedum Care
Plant Sedum in full sun. This easy-care plant needs at least 6 hours of sunlight daily. Soil should be well-draining because Sedum does not like wet feet, but the plant is not fussy about the pH and will be content in acidic, alkaline, or neutral soil. Drought-tolerant Stonecrop seldom needs water. Water the plant during an extended dry spell, but otherwise, established plants are fine without water. Do not fertilize Sedum.
Remove spent flowers or dead growth, but pruning is not generally necessary. Pinch back new growth to create thicker, fuller plants.
Rock N Grow® Back In Black Sedum Spacing
Space plants 26 to 30 inches apart when planting to give the Sedum space to grow. ROCK 'N GROW® 'Back in Black' Sedum is an upright plant that grows 26 to 30 inches tall.
Rock 'N Grow® Back in Black Sedum Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9|
|Plant Type: Perennials|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 20 - 24 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): Pink, Red, White|
|Flower Description: Cream Petals With Red Centers|
|Bloom Period: Late Summer To Early Fall|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Black|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering, Fall Interest, Winter Interest|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought, Salt|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: Rock 'N Grow® Back in Black Sedum|
|Other Name(s): Stonecrop|
|Scientific Name: Sedum hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.