Fire Spinner® Ice Plant
Fire Spinner® Ice Plant
Delosperma 'P001S'Item #7874 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
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Stunning tri-colored flowers cover a tight, fast spreading mat of succulent, apple green foliage that maintains its sheen through winter. Prolific blooms in spring, reblooming throughout summer. A hardy, heat loving, non-invasive groundcover perfect for waterwise landscapes. A Plant Select® winner.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Dense foliage mat, 2 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide; 4 in. tall, in bloom.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Dense foliage mat, 2 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide; 4 in. tall, in bloom.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Heat Loving, WaterwiseFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Mid-Spring to Early SummerFlower color:MulticoloredFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Sedum (Sedum); Basket of Gold (Aurinia); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum)
- CareCare InformationThrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils. Best in full sun. Space 18 to 24 in. apart as groundcover; closer for faster fill. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; take care not to overwater. Reduce frequency, once established. Fertilize sparingly.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
- History & LoreHistory:Exhibiting a dramatic color breakthrough for the hardy ice plants, this unique cultivar traces its ancestry to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. This plant Select® winner was selected for outstanding garden performance throughout the high plains and inter-mountain areas of the Rocky Mountain region.Lore:Plant Select® is a collaboration of Colorado State University, Denver Botanic Gardens, and the green industry, helping gardeners and horticultural professionals transform the American landscape to a vibrancy inspired by our western regional landscape. 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.