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Ice Plant

Sedum erythrostictum 'Frosty Morn'

Also known as

Stonecrop

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

7.000000000000001cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ice Plant Overview

This genus contains about 400 species of succulent annuals, biennials, perennials, subshrubs and shrubs, which are carpet forming to upright. Lush whole leaves are produced and are tubular, lanceolate, egg-shaped or elliptical. The flowers are 5-petalled and appear in terminal sprays.

Common problems with Ice Plant

How to propagate Ice Plant

Cuttings

You can propagate the perennials, the sub-shrubs and shrubs by softwood cuttings of non-flowering shoots.

Division

Division from spring to mid-summer.

Seed

Or you can grow from seed sown in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Ice Plant

Suitable for rock gardens and borders. Foliage attracts bees and butterflies. Suitable for coastal conditions.