Delosperma cooperi Garnet Special Item New Item

Jewel of Desert Series

Ice Plant

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 4-6" (Plant 8" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Sandy, Normal
Flower / Accent: Red / Pink
Patent: #23,471
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Introduce some serious neon color to your garden! Bright red flowers have an inner ring of sizzling hot pink. From the Jewel of Desert Series, this rock garden favorite is prized for its exceptionally long bloom cycle.

Transparent flakes resembling tiny pieces of ice cover the succulent foliage, hence the common name, Ice Plant. Delosperma are evergreen perennials in warmer climates. The foliage brings lushness to dry areas.

Features to Note:

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Delosperma General Information:

Delosperma are evergreen in warmer climates. Rebloom occurs most of the season. Thrives in dry, full sun areas with poor soil and provides color during the difficult summer months.

Delosperma Plant Care:

Once established, no special care is needed. Prefers a sheltered site and dry conditions in winter. Good drainage a must. Good plant for sandy soil. Likes a gravely area and may also be used as a green roof plant.

$14.95 $13.46 ea.
(3+) $14.50 $13.05 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: DEGA