• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Mat forming 3 to 6 in. tall, spreading 24 in. wide or more.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Continuous blooms from late spring until frost.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:del-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Mat forming 3 to 6 in. tall, spreading 24 in. wide or more.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Continuous blooms from late spring until frost.
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Garden styleRustic
    Companion PlantsSedum (Sedum); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Basket of Gold (Aurinia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils; best in drier, less humid climates. Follow a regular watering schedule during the growing season. Diminish watering in the fall to allow hardening off in cold winter zones; in warm areas irrigate occasionally, in absence of rainfall. Fertilize sparingly in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
  • History & Lore
    Lore:
    Unlike species of iceplants (such as Carpobrutus edulis) which have been identified as invasive in some states, Delosperma cooperi is a beautiful, non-invasive alternative.