Ice Plant {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

Delosperma cooperi (AKA Mesembryanthemum cooperi, similar to D. sutherlandii, Cooper's Hardy Ice Plant)
Pronunciation: del-oh-SPER-mah KOOP-er-eye
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From early summer right through several frosts, an explosion of bright magenta fireworks blossoming on succulent sage-green foliage will wow every visitor to your garden after you plant Delosperma cooperi, commonly called Pink-Carpet or Ice Plant. When in bloom, this low-growing, trailing groundcover is covered so profusely in blooms (1 1/2 - 2 inch) that it resembles magenta molten lava when planted in mass, a beacon of attraction to butterflies. It is quite simply breathtaking.

Not to be outdone by her flowers, Ice Plant's glistening, evergreen (in southern zones), succulent, cylindrical leaves begin as a brilliant sage resembling a green carpet and finish the season out a golden-yellow with flushes of pink at the tip in autumn. Her foliage is approximately 2 1/4 inches long, 1/4-inch wide, and 3/16-inch thick with the end of each long, narrow stem rising into a quantity of small isolated flowers.

With a moderate to fast growth rate, you will quickly be rewarded by her performance. Perfect planted in rock gardens and slight slopes because of its erosion control abilities and preference for well-drained soil (it can suffer from water stagnation or rot if left wet too long), Ice Plant loves the full sun, tolerates drought and thrives in very dry, hot environments.

Any Mediterranean type climate will lend itself well to the low-maintenance Ice Plant including coastal gardens where salt spray or salty soil are present.

Things To Note
Though a rough winter may cause Ice Plant to die back, provided there aren't too many wet days causing root rot, Ice Plant will rebound in the spring.

Gardener Tips
Ice Plant is lovely in flower pots and on terraces due to its trailing stems.

Be careful where you toss weeded bits as it is apt to take root and grow wherever leaves are dropped.
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I have been a customer for years and this is the first time I have been disappointed. Plants looked yellowish and died within days of planting. Was so excited to find something for this space between pool deck and garage. Spoke with representative and... Read full review >
Healthy and full
05/30/2016 By Linda and Sam Prince
Product reviewed: Ice Plant {3 1/2 in. Pots min 25}

Arrived quickly in beautiful condition on the East coast has been so up and down sunny rainy but they are thriving wonderfully in sandy soil on the Chesapeake Bay side of our yard.. Thank you for offering these beauties... We look forward to seeing... Read full review >
Arrived in great shape
05/04/2016 By Doug McKinney
Product reviewed: Ice Plant {3 1/2 in. Pots min 25}

I'll update this in the fall, but the plant were in perfect health when they arrived. I got them in just before a two-day rain. So they are well settled in. If they don't thrive it won't be the fault of the plants or the company.

Now to wait and see if... Read full review >
I will be ordering again!
04/20/2016 By Deana Travis
Product reviewed: Ice Plant {3 1/2 in. Pots min 25}

My experience with Classy Ground Covers was exceptional. The product was easy to locate on the website, My order was easy to make and the product was delivered in a very timely manner. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the plants and the care... Read full review >
They look good
06/16/2015 By Terry Heck
Product reviewed: Ice Plant {3 1/2 in. Pots min 25}

Thank you for sending them. I'm sure we'll be ordering more.
If you are more than a one-day ship away, we do not recommend shipping this plant during the heat of summer (July-August). Although our shipments are expedited (at most three days in transit), this plant tends to suffer more than average plants when shipped during hot weather (sometimes melting into mush).

You may order them, but understand that we will not replace or refund should any perish. (more)

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