A picture of a Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral'

Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral'

Delosperma 'Ruby Coral'

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

7a-11b

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

5cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral' Overview

A relatively new cultivar whose species classification is unresolved (possibly davyi or alpinum). It is a low growing spreading succulent with fleshy dark green leaves that turn a reddish purple in winter. In summer daisy like white flowers are produced contrasting nicely.

Common problems with Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral'

Generally Pest and Disease Free

    How to harvest Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral'

    Cuttings

    Break off short sections of stem that will root easily anytime during Spring, Summer or Autumn.

    Special features of Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral'

    Drought resistant

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Ice Plant 'Ruby Coral'

    A low maintenance plant that suits being grown as edging in informal gravel, rock or scree gardens. It's mat forming habit also makes it a popular choice for containers or a pot plant in unheated alpine houses