Delosperma congestum – Buy rockery plants


Golden flowers in the summer over compact, fleshy evergreen rosettes.

Recommended planting time: April to August.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots.

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Delosperma congestum description

Golden yellow daisy flowers that open out in the sunshine in summer.

A compact plant with succulent evergreen leaves.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for an alpine bed or rock garden, containers, the front of a free draining border, by a patio or in a tub and it is tricky in that it requires well drained soil and that hardiness may be an issue in colder climes and in exposed positions.

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Also known as: Malotigena frantiskae-niederlovae

Common name: Congested Ice Plant.

The plant originates from Lesotho, South Africa.

Delosperma congestum
Delosperma congestum

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun in a sheltered spot.

Requires sun.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish, stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Virtually hardy – will generally survive the coldest winters here in East Anglia, UK – provided the drainage is very good.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spread 25 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 16 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg
Plant size



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