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Delosperma cooperi Solstice Red

Solstice Series

Ice Plant

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

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Butterflies love the vibrant pinwheels of orange red with bright yellow centers. From the Solstice Series an aptly names series as these perennials have one of the longest bloom times; yet they are also one of the shortest in stature. Outstanding drought tolerant perennials.

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

Details

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 4"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Sandy, Normal
Flower: Orange
Accent: Red
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Long-Blooming

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.