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Ice Plant
Delosperma

 

Description:
Succulent-type plants that are generally low-growing and very drought resistant. Plants require well-drained soil and full sun. Do not plant in soil that is wet during the winter.

Use near the front of the border or in rock gardens.  Also does well planted on a slope.





 

 


Common Name:

Hardy Ice Plant
Botanical Name: Delosperma
Type: Perennial
Soil Preference: Average garden soil; well-drained
Light Requirements: Grows best in a hot, sunny location
Attributes: Deer resistant, drought tolerant, ground cover
Pests: --
Diseases: --
Companion Plants: Sempervivum 'Purple Beauty', Artemisia 'Silver Mound', Lavandula 'Hidcote', Euphorbia polychroma
Care: Cut back any dead foliage in early spring.

Planting Instructions:  Perennials
Water & Fertilizer Schedule

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
To view our catalog or availability, click here

 


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Delosperma 'Fire Spinner'
Ice Plant

zones 5-8
 
Description: Shocking bi-color combination along with the green-apple foliage makes for a glistening, fast spreading carpet that keeps its shiny presence throughout winter.  Masses of flowers in spring keeps blooming sporadically through summer.  Requires well-drained soil.
Bloom Color: Bi-Color
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Early Summer to Fall
Foliage Color: Apple Green
Height: 2-3"
Spread: 10-12"


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Delosperma 'Fire Wonder'
Ice Plant
zones 5-8
 
Description: Part of the 'Wheels of Wonder' series with much larger flowers and a more upright growth habit. Yellow colored flowers with fiery red petals bloom May until frost.  Such eye-catching pigmentation! Requires well-drained soil.
Bloom Color: Yellow/Red
Bloom Time: May-Frost
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 6-8"
Spread: 10-12"+


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Delosperma 'Golden Wonder'
Ice Plant
zones 5-8
 
Description: Part of the 'Wheels of Wonder' series with much larger flowers and a more upright growth habit. Bright golden-yellow petals with white colored centers flowering from May until frost Masses of flowers in spring keeps blooming sporadically through summer.  Requires well-drained soil.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May-Frost
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 6-8"
Spread: 10-12"+


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Delosperma cooperi 'John Proffitt'
Ice Plant
zones 6-8
 
Description: An improved Delosperma cooperi with delightful fuchsia colored flowers with bright yellow centers. The daisy-like flowers bloom from Spring to Fall above 2 inch high succulent foliage. Very heat and drought
tolerant and looks great in a rock garden!
Bloom Color: Fuchsia
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Early Summer until Fall
Foliage Color: Apple Green
Height: 2-3"
Spread: 18"


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Delosperma 'Lavender Ice'
Ice Plant
zones 4-8
 
Description: A sport of 'Table Mountain' with 2" frosty orchid-lavender daisy flowers blanketing the succulent light green foliage all summer. Very drought tolerant. Plants require well-drained soil and full sun.
Bloom Color: Lavender
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Early Summer until Fall
Foliage Color: Light Green
Height: 2-3"
Spread: 10-12"


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Delosperma 'Mesa Verde'
Ice Plant
zones 4-8
 
Description: Iridescent, salmon-pink blooms resemble little daisies with golden centers. Blooms from spring until fall! Due to it's succulent nature, Ice Plant is very drought tolerant. Grows best in well drained, gravely soil that does not stay wet in winter.
Bloom Color: Salmon
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Early Summer until Fall
Foliage Color: Light Green
Height: 2"
Spread: 24-36"


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Delosperma 'Violet Wonder'
Ice Plant
zones 5-8
 
Description: Part of the 'Wheels of Wonder' series with much larger flowers and a more upright growth habit. Beautiful white flowers with a purple edge flower from May until frost Requires well-drained soil.
Bloom Color: White/Purple
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Early Summer until Fall
Foliage Color: Light Green
Height: 6-8"
Spread: 10-12"
 

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