Delosperma nubigenum description
Yellow daisy flowers in late spring and early summer.
A very low plant with green succulent evergreen leaves, which gently keeps spreading.
In colder weather it turns a bronze colour.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a free draining border, containers, hanging over a wall, by a patio or in a tub and it is easy if given sun and a well drained soil.
We have plenty more alpine plants for sale that are easy like this one.
Common name: Yellow Ice Plant.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, good for the front of a flower bed.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish, stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
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 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.