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Jewel of Desert Topaz Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Topaz' PP #23,492

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09859
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. A great container or rock garden accent. Evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationdel-oh-SPUR-muh koo-PER-ee
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms a tight mat, 4 to 6 in. tall, 15 to 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, 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.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSedum (Sedum); Yarrow (Achillea); Sedum (Sedum); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Blue Fescue (Festuca)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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