Sutherland Hardy Ice Plant

Delosperma sutherlandii

SKU
04872
Vibrant purplish pink 2-inch flowers are among the largest of any iceplant and cover the fleshy green foliage over a very long period. Heat, drought and salt tolerant, this adaptable plant thrives with little care. Plant as a groundcover or add to rock gardens. Evergreen.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationdel-oh-SPUR-muh suth-er-LAN-dee-eye
Average Size at MaturityFlower stems 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean
Growth HabitProstrate
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseErosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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