Delosperma Fire Spinner Description
Delosperma Fire Spinner is a new bicolored combination never seen before in a Hardy Ice Plant.
Delosperma is a low growing Drought-Proof ground cover for hot, dry areas like curbs and driveway edges.
Shocking color combination of hundreds of 1.5" sparkling orange and purple bi colored flowers top 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.
This selection from South Africa will thrive in sandy, poor soil and rarely needs watering. Plant in raised beds and cover with gravel mulch if winter wetness is an issue.
Combine this stunning groundcover with drought-proof Sedums; 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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- Botanical Name:
Delosperma 'Fire Spinner'
- Common Name:
Hardy Ice Plant
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- Height x Width:
4"" X 24""
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Alpine and Rock, Container Gardening, Edging, Erosion Control, Ground Cover, Massing, Slopes, Small Spaces, Under Planting
- Cannot Ship to:
AK,CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #:'Poo1F'
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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