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Maestro Stonecrop

1-Quart
Item # 32286
$12.95
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Perfect for fresh and dried arrangements, the blooms attract butterflies and last well into winter.

This sport of S. 'Matrona' offers tremendous color in compact form.
New Sedum 'Maestro' is an arresting sport of 'Matrona' with a compact, upright habit, blue-green foliage, and pink flowers held on vibrant purple stems. Its distinguishing blue-green spring leaves acquire purple hues in summer, then return to their original spring color in fall. In late summer, large 5- to 7-inch flower heads are borne on striking purple stems that keep their color throughout the hottest weather. The long-lasting light pink flowers open from bright red buds, providing a lovely contrast to the stems and foliage. Butterflies and other pollinators cannot resist them! The blooms make sturdy and enduring fresh or dried cut flowers, but if left on the plant, they'll provide much-needed interest all winter long.

'Maestro' is a Proven Winner® ColorChoice® shrub, so you can be sure it isn't one of those over-hyped greenhouse inventions that fails to perform in the garden. All these plants have been tested in several trial gardens and passed with flying colors!

'Maestro' grows only 18 inches tall and 24 inches wide, a perfect compact size for containers or for adding color to the front of a border. You only need to provide a well-drained site with average to poor soil in full sun or part shade to please this productive Sedum. Once established, it is drought-tolerant and rarely bothered by pests or diseases. Zones 3-9.

Genus Sedum
Variety 'Maestro'
ppaf PP#20,094
ItemForm 1-Quart
Zone 3 - 9
BloomStartToEnd Late Summer - Late Fall
Habit Upright
PlantHeight 18 in
PlantWidth 24 in
BloomSize 5 in - 7 in
AdditionalCharacteristics Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Hummingbird Lovers, Long Bloomers, Season Extenders
BloomColor Light Pink
FoliageColor Blue Green, Purple
LightRequirements Full Sun, Part Shade
MoistureRequirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Pest Resistant
SoilTolerance Normal,  loamy, Poor
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Fall Color
Restrictions Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands

Which plants should I grow to repel insects?

Many of the herbs will repel insects. Pennyroyal repels fleas and other insects. Pyrethrum repels moths, flies, ants, mosquitoes, cockroaches, mites, and bedbugs. Mint repels flies, fleas, and ants. Lavender repels flies, silverfish, and fleas. Catnip can repel mosquitoes. Thyme repels insects. Lemon Grass repels mosquitoes. Basil repels flies and mosquitoes. Sage repels a variety of insects. Chrysanthemum, grown for its beautiful flowers and for the extraction of pyrethrin (an organic insecticide), repels flies, beetles, mosquitoes, roaches, lice, and fleas.

Which plants should I grow to repel rabbits and deer?

Planting garlic, onions, chives, lavender, rosemary, and sage around rabbit-susceptible plants will repel rabbits. Deer repellent plants include: lavender, onion, catnip, sage, chives, garlic, spearmint, and thyme. Be sure to strategically place these repellent plants around and in between rabbit and deer-susceptible plants. Also, place some along the property line and especially at key points the rabbits and deer are using as entryways, which can even deter them from coming onto your property.

Which of your plants offered are deer resistant?

Perennials that are deer resistant include: Asclepias, Aster, Baptisia, Coreopsis, Dianthus, Digitalis, Echinacea, Gaillardia, Heuchera, Hibiscus, Malva, Monarda, Oriental Poppy, Platycodon, Peony, Rudbeckia, Salvia, Sedum, and Tricyrtis. Shrubs include: Buddleia, Buxus, Cotoneaster, Daphne, Forsythia, Fothergilla, Hibiscus (Rose of Sharon), Potentilla, Spiraea, Syringa, and Viburnum. Vines include: Clematis, Honeysuckle, Campsis, Wisteria, and Climbing Hydrangea. Trees include: Acer (Maple), Cercis (Redbud), Corylus, Fagus (Beech), Magnolia, Ginkgo, Mulberry, Spruce, and Salix (Willow).