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Fire Spinner® Ice Plant

Delosperma 'P001S'

Stunning tri-colored flowers cover a tight, fast spreading mat of dense, 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.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationdel-oh-SPUR-muh
LorePlant 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.
Average Size at MaturityDense foliage mat, 2 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide; 4 in. tall, in bloom.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Heat Loving
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Sedum (Sedum); Basket of Gold (Aurinia); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum)

Thrives 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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