Mesa Verde® Ice Plant

Delosperma 'Kelaidis' Plant Patent #13,876

Item 5946

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USDA Zone:
4-10
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Description:

A stunning display of salmon pink flowers against succulent, gray-green foliage from late spring until the first frost arrives. This award winning, vigorous, compact selection is hardy to 7,000 ft. An exceptional plant for poor, dry soils. Useful in rock gardens, as groundcover, or at border edges. Spreads quickly but not aggressively. Evergreen.

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Average Size at Maturity
Fast growing; reaches 3 to 6 in. tall, spreading 12 to 24 in. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Delosperma 'Kelaidis' Plant Patent #13,876
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Flower Attribute: Long Bloom Season ,   Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Late Spring through Fall
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Mediterranean ,   Rustic
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.

Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils; best in drier, less humid climates. Water regularly in first growing season; once established, reduce frequency. Diminish watering in the fall to allow hardening off in cold winter zones; in warmer winter areas irrigate occasionally, in absence of rainfall. Feed sparingly in spring.

History

This selection is a 2002 Plant Select® winner. Plant Select® is a collaboration of Colorado State University, Denver Bonanic Gardens, and the green industry, helping gardeners and horticultural professionals transform the American landscape to a vibrancy inspired by our western regional landscape.

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