Joy Creek Nursery

157-720   Delosperma sphalmanthoides     ( Tufted ice plant )

Delosperma sphalmanthoides
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Found in the Komsberg Mountains of Cape Province in South Africa, this tiny cushion plant is hardier than one might imagine from its appearance. It is important to remember that Delosperma sphalmanthoides comes from higher altitudes. Its diminutive "finger-like' succulent leaves are bluish green and show off the magenta-colored rayed flowers with their yellow center. This is perhaps best suited to a rockery or trough where you can provide well-draining gravelly soil. Do not be surprised when it goes semi-dormant during the summer.

Early spring.  1/2 in. x 8 in.

Fuchsia flowers

Sun     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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