Cacti and succulents, Ground covers, Perennials
This group of ice plants includes several unusually hardy South African ground covers and rock garden plants. With the latter, withhold water in fall to harden off plants for winter; they also appreciate a gravel mulch to keep crowns dry. All species do best with regular water in summer, but they will get by with just enough water to keep them looking bright and fresh. Except as noted, fleshy leaves are rich green.Delosperma cooperi
Reaches 3 in. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide, with cylindrical leaves and a summer-long display of rich purple flowers.
White flowers with deep red eye. Long bloom season; sets little or no seed.
Native to central U.S., this tree grows 40 to 60 ft. tall, 20 to 40 ft. wide. Heart-shaped leaves are ...
Native from Arizona to Baja California, Northern Mexico. Slow grower to 10–25 ft. tall, nearly a...