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Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' (Jewel of Desert Series) (Ice plant 'Jewel of Desert Garnet')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' (Jewel of Desert Series)

Other names

Ice plant 'Jewel of Desert Garnet'

Genus

Delosperma Delosperma

Variety or Cultivar

'Jewel of Desert Garnet' _ 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' is a dense, mat-forming perennial with short, fleshy, thick, cylindrical, dark green leaves and, in summer, small, daisy-like, red to orange-red flowers, lavender to bright pink at the base of the petals.


Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' (Jewel of Desert Series) is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Mat Forming

Flower

Flushed pink, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Stem tip cuttings


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Where to grow

Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' (Jewel of Desert Series) (Ice plant 'Jewel of Desert Garnet') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Indoor, Ground Cover, Gravel, Drought Tolerant, Containers, Conservatory, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in sharply drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. In colder areas, protect with a dry winter mulch. Does not tolerate wet, winter conditions. Dislikes humid conditions. Drought tolerant once established.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' (Jewel of Desert Series)

Other names

Ice plant 'Jewel of Desert Garnet'

Genus

Delosperma Delosperma

Variety or Cultivar

'Jewel of Desert Garnet' _ 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' is a dense, mat-forming perennial with short, fleshy, thick, cylindrical, dark green leaves and, in summer, small, daisy-like, red to orange-red flowers, lavender to bright pink at the base of the petals.

Native to

South Africa

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Flushed pink, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Garnet' (Jewel of Desert Series) (Ice plant 'Jewel of Desert Garnet') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Indoor, Ground Cover, Gravel, Drought Tolerant, Containers, Conservatory, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in sharply drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. In colder areas, protect with a dry winter mulch. Does not tolerate wet, winter conditions. Dislikes humid conditions. Drought tolerant once established.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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