Jewel of Desert Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi Jewel of Desert Series Patented

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30280
Enjoy three seasons of neon-bright color from this hardy, sun-loving succulent. Exceptionally drought, heat and humidity tolerant. Forms a lush, ground hugging mat, good for mass planting and erosion control in lean, poor soils. Non-invasive. Great container or rock garden accent. Evergreen.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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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 Maturity4-6" H x 15-20" W
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Landscape UseContainer, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, 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.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Provide average to lean, well-drained soil. Check water often until established. Once established, water deeply and infrequently during the summer months. Avoid excessive winter moisture. Benefits from a gravel mulch.

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