Garnet Delosperma has scarlet blooms with a lavender halo separating the red from the white interior and yellow center. It is also known as Ice Plant. Garnet is a member of the Jewel of Desert series which bloom longer than other varieties of Delosperma. This drought tolerant plant is native to South Africa. It has rounded succulent leaves that are elongated similar to rose moss. Delosperma spreads out in a dense mat that is perfect for spilling over rock walls or filling in along a walk way. It can be grown in a patio container or as a mass planting and even works great in rock gardens because of it’s succulent tendencies. Delosperma doesn’t like wet conditions so make sure that the soil drains well.
Spacing: Plant 8″ to 10″ apart.
Height: Grows 4″ to 6″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies.
Tips: Water regularly until well established
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes, Rock Gardens, Xeriscapes
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