Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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DescriptionA flowering ground cover like none other, Hot Cakes® 'Tangerine Tango' ice plant (Delosperma) brightens any space with gleaming orange blooms. Succulent foliage adds playful texture to landscapes. This fire-wise ground cover is drought resistant and thrives in tough-to-grow areas.
Ice plants get their name from the tiny, glistening, crystal-like glands that cover their succulent leaves. Between this charming feature and their tropical-colored blooms, you'll want to plant them where you can enjoy them. They work nicely in rock gardens, along pathways, bordering walkways or driveways, or any sunny spot that rarely gets water. Also, try mixing them with other hardy succulents in a container!DetailsBotanical name:Delosperma 'Tangerine Tango' Patent #: USPP 31,371 Common name: Hardy ice plant Zone: 6 - 9 Sun exposure: Sun (> 6 hours sun) Height x width: 4-6" X 15" Flower color: Orange, red, and white Foliage color: Green Season of interest: Early summer through early fall Bloom time: Spring, fall Features: Suitable for slopes, space savers, rare & unusual, low flammability, ground covers, fall color, drought tolerant, deer resistant, container plants, best for beginners Uses: Alpine and rock gardens, container gardening, edging, erosion control, ground cover, massing, slopes, small spaces How To GrowSoil: Dry, sharply-drained soils in full sun. This plant will grow poorly or die in any soil that is not well-drained. Generally, avoid clay soils unless amended. Tolerates average to lean soils, including sandy and gravelly ones. Light: Sun (> 6 hours sun) Water: Water sparingly during the growing season. Plants have a good tolerance for heat and drought. Spacing: 1 to 2 feet Fertilizing: No fertilization is required. Winterizing: North of Zones 7, it is semi-evergreen and is not reliably winter hardy. They should be planted in dry, sheltered locations and given winter protection. Maintenance & pruning: No pruning is needed. Once established, it can divide clumps in spring, or grow from stem cuttings.
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I was so excited to get this plant, but it never bloomed. I wintered it with a mulch covering but sadly it was just dried twigs. What a waste.
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This was my first order with Great Garden. The experience wasn't so good. The estimated time for arrival didn't happen on time causing the plants to sit outside because we were out of time based on their new delivery date. Two of the plants were stuffed in the box in a weird way. That caused them to be crushed. They did send me a free Replacement , with even asking, however after I informed them of the issue. The unfortunate thi g was the Replacement plants did not look Healthy at all. I would order again, but for the larger plants. The other plants are very small.
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