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Delosperma dyeri
Common Name: Ice Plant Family: Aizoaceae (The Carpet Weed Family)

Delosperma dyeri

Notes:
Orange and coral pink flowers all summer on shiny, deep green foliage. Very low-growing to about three inches. Recently discovered in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. 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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Southern Africa and Madagascar
Native Habitat:
Disturbed sandy spots.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourOrange 
Heightunder 4'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureDrought Tolerant Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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