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Trailing Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi

Also known as

Pink Carpet, Hardy Iceplant

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

6a-9b

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

50cm

5cm

Min

20cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Trailing Ice Plant Overview

This half hardy perennial has a spreading/trailing habit and succulent narrow and soft leaves. In summer it produces silken purple flowers.

Common problems with Trailing Ice Plant

Insect infestations occur more frequently on plants under glass.

How to harvest Trailing Ice Plant

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Trailing Ice Plant

Cuttings

Take leaf cuttings through out the growing season

Division

Break away off sets in Spring

Seed

Special features of Trailing Ice Plant

Ground cover

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Other uses of Trailing Ice Plant

This low maintenance plant suits being included in gravel or rock gardens as well as container's or planters for indoor or sheltered outdoor locations.