Delosperma Gold Nugget

Hardy Ice Plant, Ice Plant

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Dazzling Yellow Twinkling Jewels
Absolutely dazzles with glossy yellow flowers against bright green succulent foliage all summer. New blooms constantly emerge. The spreading carpet of succulent foliage turns maroon in winter. Breath-taking in an alpine trough or rock garden. This Hardy Ice Plant likes a bit more moisture than others, but must have good drainage.

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Dazzling Yellow Twinkling Jewels
Absolutely dazzles with glossy yellow flowers against bright green succulent foliage all summer. New blooms constantly emerge. The spreading carpet of succulent foliage turns maroon in winter. Breath-taking in an alpine trough or rock garden. This Hardy Ice Plant likes a bit more moisture than others, but must have good drainage.

Code DEGN

Patent

Plant Type Perennials, Groundcovers

Species congestum

Height Short 2-3"

Spacing Plant 1-2' apart

Bloom Time Late Spring to Early Fall

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny

Zones 4-8

Soil Type Normal, Sandy

Water Needs Low

Sold In Plantable Pots (3.5x3.5x4")

Special Product

Bluestone Classics

You can't go wrong with the classics! These tried and true varieties are our staff's top picks for gardeners looking for low maintenance plants that will dazzle in the border.

Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Long-Blooming
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • OK in Containers

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. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.

Plantable Pots

Our plants are grown in 3.5x3.5x4” plantable pots. Made from 100% biodegradable coconut husk fibers (coir), these pots have tremendous advantages over plastic pots. With better air exchange, this "breathable" pot fosters robust root growth and reduces transplant shock since you can plant the pots directly in the ground. The pot naturally becomes part of the soil on its own over time—no composting required—and since they're made from a renewable resource that requires very little energy, they're earth-friendly too!

100% Guarantee

We offer a 100% guarantee for all our perennials to reach you in good condition and to grow. If you're not satisfied, we'll reship or refund immediately. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions or concerns—we share your passion for gardening and want your new plants to thrive in your border!

Shipping Details

We use custom, earth-friendly packaging to make sure your order arrives in great condition, and we ship based on the best planting time for your growing zone (see the approximate dates below), unless otherwise indicated at checkout. If you wish, you can indicate a specific ship date during checkout.

Spring

  • Zone 3, 4: Early to Mid May
  • Zone 5: Late April to Early May
  • Zone 6: Mid to Late April
  • Zone 7: Early to Mid April
  • Zone 8: Late March to Early April
  • Zone 9, 10: Late March

Fall

  • Zone 2, 3, 4: Early September
  • Zone 5: Early to Mid September
  • Zone 6: Mid September
  • Zone 7: Mid to Late September
  • Zone 8, 9, 10: Late September to Early October