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Hardy Pink Ice Plant
Scientific Name: Delosperma cooperi (Hook. f.) Bolus
Synonym:
Family: Aizoaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 3-24,28-31
USDA: 6-10

Frost Tolerance: Does not like wet soil in winter

Heat Tolerance: In the hot desert, it needs regular watering, every 2-3 days, during the hottest part of the summer

Sun Exposure: Sun, afternoon shade in the low deserts

Origin: South Africa

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 6 inches tall (15 cm), 18 inches spread (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Low water, good drainage, prefers dry and sandy soils

Propagation: Seeds


Blooming Habits:
Single violet pink flowers all summer

Fruiting Habits:

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