Delosperma cooperi Description
Delosperma cooperi is the perfect long blooming and Drought-Proof ground cover for hot, dry areas like curbs and driveway edges.
Hundreds of large 1.5" bright pink flowers top the low-growing green succulent foliage in early summer & continue non-stop for over 3 months! This groundcover does the job thriving in heat, humidity and little water.
Combine this stunning groundcover with drought-proof Sedums, or long-blooming KnockOut Roses!
Special Features: Butterfly Lovers, Deer Resistant, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Evergreen, Fast Growing, Fall Color, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Tolerates Foot Traffic
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Hardy Ice Plant
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6"" X 24""
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Alpine and Rock, Container Gardening, Edging, Erosion Control, Ground Cover, Massing, Slopes, Small Spaces, Under Planting
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AK,CAN, HI, PR
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Ideas and How-to's
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Soil: Dry, sharply-drained soils in full sun. This plant will grow poorly, or die in any soil that is not well-drained. Avoid clay soils that has not been amended. Tolerates average to lean soils including sandy and gravelly ones.
Light: Full sun
Water: Water sparingly during the growing season. Plants have good tolerance for heat and drought.
Spacing: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Fertilizing: Need little to no fertilizing
Winterizing: North of USDA Zones 7, it is at best semi-evergreen and is not reliably winter hardy. They should be sited in dry sheltered locations and given winter protection.
Maintenance & Pruning: No pruning needed. Once established, can divide clumps in spring, or grow from stem cuttings.
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