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Ice Plant

Hylotelephium spectabile

Also known as

Showy stonecrop, Ice plant, Stonecrop

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

4a-10b

USDA zone

-34°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

20cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Ice Plant Overview

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

Common problems with Ice Plant

How to harvest Ice Plant

Generally not harvesting

How to propagate Ice Plant

Division

Cuttings

Softwood

Seed

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

Special features of Ice Plant

Attracts butterflies

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Ice Plant

Rock garden, border, walls, ground cover Summer/Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Looking Good In September - Top 10 Flowers

Traditionally flowering in September, these flowers will be at their best this month.

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