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Delosperma congestum

 
Delosperma congestum
ice plant
Common name ice plant
Family aizoaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-10)
Flowers yellow (May)
Size 6"
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant

Cute chubby succulent leaves, staying on a mat close to the ground, with cheerful yellow flowers held just above. Bloomed much earlier than other ice plants we've grown, in May of its second year.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden, trough planter, orchard nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 70F with light (18d) - 35F (4w) - 70F with light (90%G, 9-37d)
  2. Seed from '14 trade. Baggy 35F (4w) - 70F with light (43%G, 6-34d)

Be patient - extended germination.


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