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Delosperma cooperi

Common Name(s):
Cooper's hardy ice plant, Hardy ice plant
Categories:
Groundcover, Perennials
Comment:

Space plants 16-24 inches apart; good drought tolerance; hardy ice plant forms a carpet of soft, fleshy green leaves covered with purplish pink, daisy-like flowers; flourishes in dry, sandy soils and is perfect for the xeriscape landscape; this plant is occasionally damaged by deer

Season:
Summer
Height:
3-6 in.
Flower Color:
Purplish pink
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 6-9
Foliage:
Glistening medium to dark green leaves; nearly cylindrical in cross section
Flower:
Mass of 2 in. wide, neon pinkish purple daisy-like flowers summer till fall
Site:
Sun to light shade; well-drained soil
Size:
6-7 in.; spread of 24 in.
Form:
Low mat
Propagation:
Seed
Exposure:
Full sun
Soil:
Dry, sandy or rocky
Regions:
Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
South Africa
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Tags:
pink, sun, summer, purple, light shade, perennial, groundcover, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 263

Delosperma cooperi Delosperma cooperi
Delosperma cooperi groundcover
Sepehr Ehsani, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0