Delosperma cooperi Jewel of Desert Topaz

Hardy Ice Plant, Ice Plant

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 4-6" (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 / Accent: Yellow / White
Patent: #23,492
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

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.

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.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: DETO