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Delosperma nubigenum 'Basutoland'


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Description:
Bright yellow single flowers burst into colour in early summer and continue right through fall. Ice plants are long-blooming and carefree succulent mat-forming perennials similar to sedums that thrive in heat, drought and nearly any well-drained soil. Very hardy but should be protected from winter wet either with very well drained soil or in the rainshadow of a house or other structure. Great in containers. Deer resistant.


Common Name: Ice Plant

Family: Aizoaceae (The Carpet Weed Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: under 4"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Disturbed sandy spots.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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