Red Mountain ® Ice Plant



Product Description

Native to South Africa, these very hardy Ice Plants do amazingly well in North America.  They thrive in very well-drained soil. are native to South Africa but are amazingly hardy in North America, provided they are grown in very well-drained soil. This selection forms a low carpet or mat of succulent, evergreen leaves, bearing loads of small starry burnished-red flowers from late spring through fall. A great choice for hot, dry areas. Excellent as a groundcover, in the rock garden or wall, for edging, and especially as a lawn substitute. Attractive to butterflies. Where winter drainage is poor, consider growing this as a summer blooming annual. A 2007 Plant Select® introduction.

Product Details

A low carpet of succulent evergreen leaves with beautiful star-shaped flowers that burst with colour from Spring to Fall

Size: 1 Gallon

Light: Full sun

Zone: 4-8

Height: 2-3" tall 

Spread: creeper

Pro Tip: Excellent ground cover in a rock garden or as edging in a perennial; garden.  Spreads quickly but not aggressively.