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Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Collection


A fantastic breeding breakthrough. Carpet-like mats of succulent foliage with masses of neoncoloured daisy flowers. Bred in Japan, where garden space is limited so flower power is very important, these incredible plants produce flowers continuously from spring until the first frosts. Commonly known as the ice plant, they can withstand the toughest environments and still shine like a jewel. Beautiful when planted alongside paths or grown between crevices.

 Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 10-15cm (4-6"). Spread 25cm (10").

Fully hardy perennials. Supplied as young plants. 

This collection consists of: 
Garnet
Rose Quartz
Peridot
Moonstone
Topaz.
Flower Colour
Lilac, Orange, Pink, White, Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
April onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
25cm (10")

Height
10cm (4"), 15cm (6")

Delosperma

Soil

Well drained

Position

Full sun

Cutting

No

Flowering

spring through to first frosts.

Additional Information

Good as low maintenance ground cover. Happy in containers as well. Drought and heat tolerant. propagate by stem cuttings in spring or summer. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 28 Apr 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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