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Dew Flower Ice Plant
Scientific Name: Drosanthemum speciosum (Haw.) Schwantes
Synonym: Mesembryanthemum speciosum
Family: Aizoaceae
Dew Flower Ice Plant (Drosanthemum  speciosum)
Drosanthemum speciosum in May at the Huntington Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10-12,14-24
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Semi tender in Phoenix

Heat Tolerance: Afternoon sun and regular water in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South Africa (Cape Province: Robertson, Swellendam), leaves up to 0.6 inches long (1.6 cm)

Growth Habits: Succulent perennial, 2 feet tall (60 cm), 3 feet wide (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Cuttings

Blooming Habits:
The Drosanthemum speciosum has red orange, 2 inches wide (5 cm) flowers in late spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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