Common Name: Ice Plant
Habit: Ground Cover
Height: 4-6 inches
Spread: 6-8 inches
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Fall
Blooms: Deep Pink, White, Yellow
Features: Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds. Drought Tolerant. Deer Resistant. Ground Cover.
Very hardy but only if grown in the sun in very well-drained soil. Forms a low carpet or mat of succulent, green leaves bearing loads of starry flowers with petals that are rose-pink around the perimeter, white on the inside with colors separated with a yellow halo, all surrounding a yellow centre. Longer blooming than typical delosperma.
A great choice for hot, dry areas and excellent in the rock garden or wall and for edging the front of a border. Attractive to butterflies. Drought tolerant once established. Where winter drainage is poor, consider growing this as a summer blooming perennial.
Sun: Full Sun
Maintenance: Easy to Grow
Growth Rate: Medium
Very well-drained, gravelly soil is ideal for Delosperma, which like it hot, sunny, and dry.They cannot tolerate wet soil. Provide plants with a sheltered location in full sun, and winter protection, such as straw, in cold-winter climates.
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