Lampranthus spectabilis

Lampranthus spectabilis

Common name: Purple ice plant

Family: Aizoaceae

Plant type Perennial
Height 6 to 12 inches
Spread 6 to 12 inches
Habit Bushy
Growth rate Slow
Interests Flowers
Uses Bedding, borders
Skill level Beginner
Maintenance Slight
Hardiness 9
Heat zone
Sun Full sun
Moisture Arid to average
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered to average
Flower colour Pink
Flower season Early summer to early autumn
Flower size Medium
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Texture Medium

Lampranthus spectabilis is a tender succulent perennial bearing bright cerise-pink daisy like flowers over a long. They can be used effectively as summer bedding.

Lampranthus spectabilis requires full sun and a very well-drained soil, coping well with dry conditions.


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