Jewel of the Desert Garnet Ice Plant is a low growing, tough groundcover with excelent color. These spread rapidly, are water-wise once established, and offer interest in color and texture. Can be sheared back in order to control their spill onto pavement, and their root systems can help knit and stabilize soil such as on hillsides.
HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.
Chanticleer drought tolerant garden using gravel path with pink flowering hardy succulent groundcover by stone bench, iceplant (Delosperma cooperi). Pennsylvania.
Drought tolerant plants on my sidewalk garden. Lavandula stoechas, Eschschoizia californica, Salvia nemerosa, Delosperma cooperi.
ice plant (Delosperma cooperi) with orangey Sedum nussbaumerianum and pink Echium ‘Perle von Nurnberg’. l Nancy J. Ondra design
Delosperma cooperi - Hardy Ice Plant, Trailing Ice Plant, Purple Ice Plant → Plant characteristics and more photos at: http://www.worldofsucculents.com/?p=1447
Hardy Ice Plant (Delosperma cooperi) - Monrovia - Hardy Ice Plant (Delosperma cooperi); has flowers from late spring until FIRST! 3-6 inches tall and 2 feet wide. evergreen, and gray green foliage. heat and drought tolerant
Ice Plant Makes a Cool Choice of Ground Covers
Purple ice plant, despite its South African origins, is a hardy flower. Delosperma cooperi is a popular plant of the group, used as a ground cover.