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Delosperma Ocean Sunset Violet 9cm

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Boasts the largest flowers of any Delosperma

Zingy colour all summer long on supremely drought-tolerant plants

Low growing and flower-heavy

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Delosperma ‘Ocean Sunset™ Violet’ has intense purple/violet blooms, borne in profusion to create spreading matts of jewel-like colour.

With much larger flowers than other ice plants, Delosperma ‘Ocean Sunset™ Violet’ is a real stunner. Drought tolerant, Ice Plants are perfect for quick-spreading ground cover on dry banks, borders and rocky sites. They also make easy-going container plants as their succulent foliage means that they don’t demand a lot of watering. Their long flowering period makes them good choices for small areas where space is precious and a long season of interest is essential.

Throughout summer they are so densely smothered in flowers that the foliage is almost obscured. The starry blooms are each about 1 inch across (2.5cm) and come in a range of shining, jewel-like colours. Height : 6" (15cm), Spread: 12" (30cm).

Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

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1 x 9cm Potted Plant (KC8448)

Pot up ice plants in sharply drained, gritty compost and grow them on in frost free conditions. When they are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days before transplanting into their final positions. 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 £5.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 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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