Native to the sunny rockeries of the Lesotho mountains (southern Africa), Delosperma nubigenum or yellow ice plant is an easy-to-grow succulent that works well as a ground cover. A fast grower it is also fairly hardy and and withstand the cold to -15°C.
It has a creeping habit and forms a dense mat. Spring flowering of little, bright yellow stars. The foliage becomes tinged with bronze in autumn.
For rock gardens, troughs, paving, walls, green roofs or instead of a lawn in arid regions.
Grow in the sun in poor, dry, well-drained soil.
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: less than 10 cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Flower colour: yellow
- Flowering period: spring flowers