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Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi


Height - 6 inches to 2 feet

Width - 2 feet

Plant Type


Adapted perennial, groundcover

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Full sun

Other common names

Hardy Ice Plant,
Trailing Ice Plant, Pink Carpet, Delosperma

Save Water   Low water required
More Color   Pink to purple flowers from late spring to early winter
Attract Wildlife   Flowers attract butterflies
Reduce Maintenance   Hand-trim to control size; very easy to maintain
Texas Tough    Survives the hot summers and the cold winters

Interesting Facts

Very drought-tolerant (succulent) groundcover; forms a dense mat.  Great for full sun areas.  Flowers late spring to early winter, but remains green year round.  Some variations of the Ice Plant are considered invasive, but Delosperma cooperi is well-behaved.

Ice Plant in Frisco

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