Eye Candy Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi 'Eye Candy' PPAF

As long as the sun is out, this sturdy little perennial will shine with season long color. Fleshy green foliage topped with small, colorful blooms creates a tight, weed-smothering mat. Non-invasive. Adaptable, drought tolerant plants thrive with little care once established. Perfect for container or rock garden.
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7 - 10

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering


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Botanical Pronunciationdel-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee
LoreUnlike species of iceplants (such as Carpobrutus) which have been identified as invasive in some states, Delosperma cooperi is a beautiful, non-invasive alternative.
Average Size at Maturity2-4" H x 12-18" W
Bloom TimeSpring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Green Wall, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering
Key FeatureWaterwise

Provide average to lean, well-drained soil. Check water often until established. Once established, water deeply and infrequently during the summer months. Avoid excessive winter moisture. Benefits from a gravel mulch.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 10

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