Ice Plant

By: the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

The hardy ice plant is used to harsh conditions.
The hardy ice plant isused to harsh conditions.

Ice plant is native to South Africa. As a result, it is accustomed to dry conditions, making it a perfect choice to include in a rock garden. It is also resistant to coastal environments, which may be rather salty.

Bright purple-magenta flowers of daisylike form appear over the succulent leaves of this sun-lover in summer.

A good choice for banks, rock gardens, or beside a sunny walkway, this low-growing plant makes a cheerful splash of color for a dry, well-drained area.


Ice Plant Quick Facts

Scientific Name:Delosperma cooperi

Common Name: Ice plant

Plant Type: Perennial

Growing Zones for Ice Plant: Hardy to zone 6


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