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Oscularia deltoides
Oscularia deltoides

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Zones 14-26
Full Sun
Minimal Water

Oscularia deltoides

Ice Plant
Evergreen, Ground covers, Perennials

South African native with brilliant flowers. Stems to 2 ft. long; they grow erect to 1 ft., then begin to lean and trail. Triangular blue-green leaves with a pink flush are short (less than 1 in. long), very thick and fleshy, and closely set on stems. Fragrant, purplish rose, 1/2-in.-wide flowers in late spring, summer. Attractive trailing over walls or in hanging baskets.

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