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Delosperma 'McB 2999' (Ice plant 'McB 2999')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Delosperma 'McB 2999'

Other names

Ice plant 'McB 2999'

Genus

Delosperma Delosperma

Variety or Cultivar

'McB 2999' _ 'McB 2999' is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with small, fleshy, thick, cylindrical, dark green leaves and, in summer, bright yellow flowers with linear petals and white centres.


Delosperma 'McB 2999' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Mat Forming

Flower

Bright-yellow 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 'McB 2999' (Ice plant 'McB 2999') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.25m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Mediterranean, Low Maintenance, Ground Cover, Gravel, Drought Tolerant, Containers, Coastal

Cultivation

Grow in sharply drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. 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 'McB 2999'

Other names

Ice plant 'McB 2999'

Genus

Delosperma Delosperma

Variety or Cultivar

'McB 2999' _ 'McB 2999' is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with small, fleshy, thick, cylindrical, dark green leaves and, in summer, bright yellow flowers with linear petals and white centres.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Bright-yellow 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 'McB 2999' (Ice plant 'McB 2999') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.25m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Mediterranean, Low Maintenance, Ground Cover, Gravel, Drought Tolerant, Containers, Coastal

Cultivation

Grow in sharply drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. 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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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