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Delosperma cooperi

Hardy Ice Plant

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Drought tolerant evergreen ground cover

Survives in hot sites and poor soils

Silky flowers sparkle like jewels

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Hardy Ice plants are ideal for creating a carpet of dense, evergreen ground cover in hot, dry areas, thriving in poor soils where few other plants survive. Delosperma cooperi produces masses of sparkling, violet-purple flowers throughout summer  above creeping mats of cylindrical, succulent foliage. Perfect for gravel gardens, rockeries and low maintenance containers. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 60cm (24in)

Hardy Perennial

patioground coveralpine & rockerywildlife gardenslow maintenance gardencoastal garden

full sun

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Flowering Months


1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (64018)

Delosperma thrives in poor sandy, sharply drained soil, in a sunny, sheltered position. Add plenty of sharp grit to the soil prior to planting in order to improve drainage and prevent the roots from rotting.
Delosperma requires little maintenance. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings and feed every 3 weeks whilst in active growth.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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