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Jewel of Desert Peridot Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Peridot' PP #23,566

Pronunciation: del-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee
SKU #09853
5-10

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OVERVIEW
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. A great container or rock garden accent.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Spring to fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; forms a tight mat, 4 to 6 in. tall, 15 to 20 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Erosion Control, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
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.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Poolside, Ground Cover
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Sedum (Sedum); Yarrow (Achillea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Creeping Phlox (Phlox)
CARE
Care Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils; best in drier, less humid climates. Water regularly in first growing season; once established reduce frequency. 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.
HISTORY
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.

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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.

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.