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Sedum 'Class Act'

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Cultivar: Class Act
Additional cultivar information: (PP20125)
Hybridized by Gossett; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008

Synonym:Hylotelephium

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From leaf cuttings
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive frahnzone5 On Nov 27, 2014, frahnzone5 from Bensenville, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

In my opinion one of the best sedums for the garden. It is a compact grower (12-14 inches) that does not splay out the way many taller sedums do. The flower heads are large, emerging a beautiful raspberry pink, changing to wine and then burgundy. An overall great plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bensenville, Illinois
Kasota, Minnesota
Orangeburg, South Carolina



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