Sedum hakonense 'Chocolate Ball'

Sedum hakonense ‘Chocolate Ball’

Stonecrop

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Sedum hakonense 'Chocolate Ball'
  • Common name: Stonecrop
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Alpine, Cactus or succulent, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Bronze

Sedum hakonense ‘Chocolate Ball’ is a low-growing succulent that gradually forms a small mat of bronze foliage. In summer and early autumn the foliage is topped by yellow, pollinator-friendly flowers.

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Sedum hakonense ‘Chocolate Ball’ is a great addition to alpine gardens, between paving slabs and stepping stones or in pots and containers. The chocolate-coloured foliage makes the perfect foil for paler foliage.

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For best results, grow Sedum hakonense ‘Chocolate Ball’ in full sun in well-drained soil. It’s half-hardy, so will require protection from excessive winter wet and hard frosts.

How to grow Sedum 'Chocolate Ball'

  • Plant size

    10cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Sedum 'Chocolate Ball' and wildlife

Sedum 'Chocolate Ball' is known for attracting bees, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Sedum 'Chocolate Ball' poisonous?

Sedum 'Chocolate Ball' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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