Hardy ice plant
This is a great, colorful flower for any well-drained area, such as a slope, the edge of a retaining wall, a rock garden, a raised bed, alongside a walk, or in sandy soil. It also has attractive, green, needlelike succulent foliage that become covered with purplish-pink or yellow flowers at peak bloom, which ranges from late spring to early summer. Hardy ice plant needs full sun and excellent drainage to do well.
- Plant Type:
- Plant Height:
- 4-8 inches tall
- Plant Width:
- 1-2 feet wide
- Landscape Uses:
- Containers,Beds & Borders,Slopes,Groundcover
- Special Features:
- Flowers,Attractive Foliage,Drought Tolerant,Easy to Grow
Drought-Tolerant Garden Plan
The airy yellow daisies of 'Moonbeam' coreopsis look outstanding dancing above a carpet of hardy ice plant. Both handle hot, sunny, dry conditions well.Veronica
The upright spires of spike speedwell create a striking contrast to the low, creeping mat of hardy ice plant.Sedum
The succulent foliage of 'Blue Spruce' sedum mimics that of hardy ice plant but in a finer texture.
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