Jewel of Desert Sunstone Ice Plant
Delosperma cooperi 'Sunstone' PPAF
Pronunciation: del-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee
|Description||Enjoy three seasons of neon-bright color from this hardy, sun-loving succulent. Exceptionally drought, heat and humidity tolerant. Forms a lush, evergreen, ground hugging mat, good for mass planting and erosion control in lean, poor soils. Non-invasive. Great container or rock garden accent.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Spring through Fall|
|Mature Size||Forms a tight mat, 4-6 in. tall, 15-20 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Sedum (Sedum); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Basket of Gold (Aurinia); Blue Fescue (Festuca)|
|Care||Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils; best in drier, less humid climates. Water regularly the first season to establish the root system; less often once established. Diminish watering in the fall to allow hardening off in cold winter zones; in warmer winter areas irrigate occasionally in absence of rainfall. Fertilize sparingly in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.