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Delosperma cooperi 'Purple'

PURPLE ICE PLANT

Buy Purple Ice Plant online. Has purple flowers from summer through fall cover mats of tubular triangular jelly-bean leaves. Demands good drainage.

Height:

3-5 Inches

Spread:

10-2 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

6-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
Growth Habit*
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Low Water Use
  • Xeriscape Suitable
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Delosperma is slightly difficult to grow due to its fragility, and needs to be planted in locations where it does not stay wet. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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