Cephalophyllum ‘Red Spike’
Red Spike Ice Plant
Cacti and succulents, Ground covers, Perennials
South African native forms a clump 3–5 in. high, slowly spreading to 15–18 in. wide. Spiky green to bronzy red leaves point up. Bright red, 2-in. flowers in winter or early spring, sporadic bloom in other seasons. Blooms attract bees. Grow in well-drained soil. Plant 6–12 in. apart for groundcover. Provide supplemental irrigation during active growth and bloom; cut back watering in summer. In the desert, needs afternoon shade.
South African native forms a clump 3–5 in. high, slowly spreading to 15–18 in. wide. Spiky...
Native to the Southwest. Rounded, aromatic (sap is fragrant), stiff-branched shrub with silvery, ...
Grows to 12–30 ft. tall and wide.