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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.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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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)
  3. Seed from '14 trade. Pot outside 11/10 (6 seedlings, 2-3w)

Be patient - extended germination.

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