Delosperma nubigenum

Also known as:

  • Hardy Ice Plant

Plant Type

perennial, cactus / succulent

Zones

7a-10b

Size

H:1"-4"
W:20"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

average, well-drained, gritty

Water Needs:

even moisture, regular, drought tolerant, dry in summer

Sun Exposure:

sun, mostly sun, mostly shade

Features

Flower Color:

orange, yellow

Wildlife:

deer resistant

Flower Season:

spring

Foliage Season:

evergreen

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Avant Gardens

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Annie's Annuals & Perennials

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Richmond, California

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Rare and unusual annual & perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms & hard to find California native wildflowers.

Cistus Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

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Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

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Avant Gardens

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Succulent Gardens

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2133 Elkhorn Road Castroville, California

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Cactus Jungle

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Berkeley, California

510-558-8650

Annie's Annuals & Perennials

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Richmond, California

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Rare and unusual annual & perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms & hard to find California native wildflowers.

Cistus Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

503-621-2233

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Mediterranean climate, southern hemisphere, hardy tropical plants, and more.

Garden World

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10506 Broadacres Road Hubbard, Oregon

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503-982-2380

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Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

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Premier Landscaping & Yard Care

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812 Quince St Florence, Oregon

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Far South Wholesale Nursery

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1141 Penion Drive Austin, Texas

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Succulent Gardens

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2133 Elkhorn Road Castroville, California

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831-632-0482

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Little Prince of Oregon

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Aurora, Oregon

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In my opinion, just THE BEST drought tolerant & deer proof groundcover you can grow! Spreading into the densest, flattest bright emerald green mat to at least 2’ across, it's fantastic for carpeting a rock garden & for trailing (or rather draping) over the edge of a raised bed or rock border. AND it's EVERGREEN & hardy too! It can take your footprints as well when working in your garden, tho I wouldn’t overdo it. Sparkly, 1” bright lemon yellow ice plant-like blooms appear in the Spring to cheer things up even more. Looks great alternated along a border edge with Delosperma sutherlandii (simultaneous pink bloom) & the later-blooming pink Delosperma lavisiae. Feed once a year for super appearance.

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Description by: Cistus Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

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Mat forming succulent covered in summer with bright yellow, daisy-like flowers. To less than 6" tall forming low mats of evergreen leaves that turn bronze in winter and spread to 15" wide and beyond over time. A good ground cover for the sunny garden where drainage is excellent and little summer water is provided. Lovely in a rock garden or spilling over a rock wall. Frost hardy to -30 °F, USDA zone 5. Attracts butterflies and is said to be resistant to deer. Aizoaceae

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Description by: Garden World

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Hubbard, Oregon

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Creeping, mat forming succulent perennial with solitary red orange flowers in summer. Hardy zones 6-9. Moderate growth rate.

Description by: Little Prince of Oregon

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Aurora, Oregon

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Yellow flowers. Evergreen. Rockery plant.

Description by: Avant Gardens

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Chubby bright green foliage adorn mats of ground hugging stems. Cheerful yellow composite flowers bloom in late spring/early summer. 1" tall. Great in troughs. rock walls and mixed in with other succulent plantings.

Description by: Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

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Definitely the most stalwart ice plant in our garden, returning year after year while others have faded away. Chunky green leaves and yellow flowers. 4" tall groundcover.

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