Ice Plant

Hylotelephium spectabile

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This compact, mound-forming, herbaceous perennial has fleshy, blue-green leaves. In autumn it produces flat clusters of tiny, pink flowers.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Autumn, Winter

Fruiting time

Winter

Harvesting

Generally not harvesting

Propagation

Cuttings

Softwood

Special features

Attracts butterflies

Attracts useful insects

Special features

Origin

China, Korea

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Compost, Gravel, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Crassulaceae

Flower colour

Pink

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by Slugs, snails & vine weevil. It can also suffer from foot/root rot.
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