Starburst® Hardy Ice Plant
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||del-oh-SPUR-muh flor-i-BUN-dum|
|Lore||Plant Select® is a collaboration of Colorado State University, Denver Botanic Gardens, and the green industry, helping gardeners and horticultural professionals transform the American landscape to a vibrancy inspired by the western U.S. regional landscape.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 2 to 4 in. tall, spreading 10 to 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer to Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe); Sedum (Sedum); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Basket of Gold (Aurinia); Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum)|
Prefers well-drained sandy soil, but highly adaptable; avoid wet, soggy sites.Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; take care not to over water. Reduce frequency, once established. Fertilize sparingly.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9