Delosperma ashtonii 'Blut' produces masses of the most intense, glowing, magenta flowers with white centres over a long period in the summer
Delosperma ashtonii 'Blut' produces masses of the most intense, glowing, magenta flowers with white centres over a long period in the summer atop flattened, dense, succulent foliage. Very low-growing to about two inches. Ice plants are long-blooming and carefree succulent mat-forming perennials similar to sedums that thrive in heat, drought and nearly any well-drained soil. Very hardy but should be protected from winter wet either with very well drained soil or in the rainshadow of a house or other structure. Great in containers.
Common Name: Ice Plant
Family: Aizoaceae (The Carpet Weed Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun
Height: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Dry
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Disturbed sandy spots.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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