Sea-glass green, succulent foliage supports hundreds of fluorescent purple flowers through much of May, June, and July. Salt and drought tolerance makes Delosperma an exceptional groundcover.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Ice Plant
USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 10
Mature Height: 6 inches
Exposure: Full Sun
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 60-70 F (days) 50-60 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 10 - 12 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids and mealy bugs
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day