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Delosperma Jewel Of The Desert

Sun or Partial Shade Sun or Partial Shade
Fully hardy perennial Fully hardy perennial
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest
Bees And Butterflies Bees And Butterflies

Young plants
from £2.00

£18.00
5 plants (1 of each)
YP51A21
Delivered by 30th April 2021
£24.00
10 plants (2 of each)
YP51B21
Delivered by 30th April 2021
£30.00
15 plants (3 of each)
YP51C21
Delivered by 30th April 2021

Description


A fantastic breeding breakthrough and one of our most popular plants, Delosperma Jewel of the Desert really pack a punch with their intense flower colours for many months. Vigorous carpet-like mats of succulent, blue-green, evergreen foliage cover the soil creating wonderful weed-suppressing groundcover and are literally blanketed by a profusion of neon-coloured daisy-like flowers continuously from spring until the first frosts. Bees and butterflies love the nectar and pollen rich blooms whilst deer tend to leave them alone. Delosperma are also known as the Ice Plant, so called because of the tiny hairs on the surface of the leaves that play with the light so it looks like they are sparkling. Native to Southern and Eastern Africa, Delosperma are often seen growing on rocky mountainsides and along rocky coastal areas. Tougher than they look, Delosperma Jewel of the Desert easily cope with heat and drought and prefer to be grown in well-drained soil in sun or part shade, and resent their roots getting too wet. Reaching approximately 10-15cm high when mature, each spreading to around 25cm. As fully hardy perennials, they will thrive outside all year round with no winter protection required.
No
Summer Autumn Long Flowering
15cm (6in)
Pest Resistant Suitable for Container Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Ideal for Beginners Bees And Butterflies
Cottage Garden Container Gardening Contemporary Gardening Small Gardens Wildlife Garden Rock Garden Tropical Garden
Sun or Partial Shade
Pink Purple White Yellow Orange
Young Plants
Fully hardy perennial
25cm (10in)
Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Garnet (Pink Purple).
Height 15cm (6in). Spread 25cm (10in)
Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Rose Quartz (Pink).
Height 15cm (6in). Spread 25cm (10in)
Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Peridot (Yellow).
Height 15cm (6in). Spread 25cm (10in)
Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Moonstone (White).
Height 15cm (6in). Spread 25cm (10in)
Delosperma Jewel of the Desert Topaz (Orange).
Height 15cm (6in). Spread 25cm (10in)
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All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

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