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botanical name:
Delosperma sutherlandii
Delosperma sutherlandii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ice Plant
synonyms:  Mesembryanthemum sutherlandii, Delosperma 'Sutherlandii'
family:  Aizoaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.08m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Low spreading, mat-forming alpine with fleshy succulent leaves. Relatively large daisy-like, bright magenta-pink flowers with pale yellow eyes.

cultivation:
Very well drained soil in sun. Drought tolerant. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

propagation:
From seed or by division

usage:
Rock and gravel gardens, alpine beds and containers.

other notes:
Native to South Africa

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