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Jewel of Desert Ruby Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Ruby' PP #23,453

Pronunciation: del-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee
SKU #08467
5-10

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OVERVIEW
Description As long as the sun is out, this sturdy little evergreen perennial will shine! Bright, multi-colored flowers are fringed with ruby red tips. Forms a dense, weed-smothering mat, perfect as a groundcover or accent for rock gardens and containers. Hardy and adaptable, yet non-invasive.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Summer 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
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 Multicolored
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Sedum (Sedum); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Basket of Gold (Aurinia)
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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