Delosperma cooperi Jewel of Desert Topaz

Hardy Ice Plant, Ice Plant

$11.95 ea. (3+ discount) $11.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: DETO

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Brilliant amber yellow flowers sparkle with a white eye against compact foliage. Transparent flakes resembling tiny pieces of ice cover the succulent foliage, hence the common name, Ice Plant.

Delosperma are evergreen perennials in warmer climates. Succulent foliage brings lushness to dry areas. Pairs well with Sedum and Gaillardia.

Details

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 4-6"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Sandy, Normal
Flower: Yellow
Accent: White
Patent: #23,492
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • 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.

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.