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Delosperma floribunda 'Stardust' (Hardy ice plant 'Stardust')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Delosperma floribunda 'Stardust'

Other names

Hardy ice plant 'Stardust'

Genus

Delosperma Delosperma

Variety or Cultivar

'Stardust' _ 'Stardust' is a mat-forming, succulent, evergreen perennial with linear, fleshy, dark grey-green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, solitary, violet-blue flowers with white centres.


Delosperma floribunda 'Stardust' is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming, Spreading, Trailing

Flower

Violet, Blue in Summer; Blue, Violet in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-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

May not come true to type from seed.

Propagation methods

Seed, Stem segments


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Where to grow

Delosperma floribunda 'Stardust' (Hardy ice plant 'Stardust') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in sharply-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. Under glass, grow in cactus compost in full light with good venitilation. In growth, water moderately and feed every three weeks. Keep dry when dormant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Delosperma floribunda 'Stardust'

Other names

Hardy ice plant 'Stardust'

Genus

Delosperma Delosperma

Variety or Cultivar

'Stardust' _ 'Stardust' is a mat-forming, succulent, evergreen perennial with linear, fleshy, dark grey-green leaves and, from early summer into autumn, solitary, violet-blue flowers with white centres.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming, Spreading, Trailing


Colour

Flower

Violet, Blue in Summer; Blue, Violet in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation

May not come true to type from seed.

Propagation methods

Seed, Stem segments


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Delosperma floribunda 'Stardust' (Hardy ice plant 'Stardust') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in sharply-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. Under glass, grow in cactus compost in full light with good venitilation. In growth, water moderately and feed every three weeks. Keep dry when dormant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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