Jewel of Desert Peridot Ice Plant

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

SKU
9853
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.
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5 - 10

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Full sun

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

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Botanical Pronunciationdel-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee
LoreUnlike 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 MaturityModerate growing; forms a tight mat, 4 to 6 in. tall, 15 to 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Non-Invasive
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureShowy Flowering Groundcover

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

Good to grow!