groundcover, succulent

Delosperma hybrids | Ice Plant

These hybrid iceplant are surprisingly cold hardy. Flowers in bright iridescent colors blanket plants in summer. They are low growing, hugging the ground just a few inches high, ideal as small area groundcovers or in rock gardens. Look for 'Psfave', light lavender flowers, (shown) and 'John Proffitt', described in this database. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: magenta, pink, lavender

Flower Season: summer