Fire Spinner® Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi ‘P0001S’ Fire Spinner®
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5a to 9b
You will love the stunning tricolor flowers of apricot, bright orange, and magenta surrounding a white eye on ¾-inch blooms that blanket this award-winning ice plant. It is an extremely cold-hardy (to Zone 5) groundcover with succulent, apple green foliage that turns bronze in the winter. It is perfect for rock gardens and the front of a sunny perennial border. Highly adaptable to well-drained soils, it has extreme heat- and drought-tolerance once it is established.
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Perennials ... Seasonal Color - Groundcover - Annuals
Growth Size:   Low Plant - 4 to 6 inches tall, 12 to 24 inches wide
Growth Habit:   Spreading - Dense - Groundcover
Features:   Easy To Grow, Sun Loving
Deer Resistant, Tolerates alkaline soil, Drought Tolerant (once established), Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Attracts:   Bees, Butterflies
Garden Ideas:   
Rock, Waterwise
Flower features:    Profuse flowering
Multi-colored that bloom in spring through summer
Foliage type and color:    Semi-Evergreen, Silver
Gray-green succulent foliage
Landscape Uses:    Rock Garden, Edging, Green Roof
Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting, Ground Cover
Fire Spinner® Ice Plant is a Low maintenance plant
Growth Size:   Low Plant - 4 to 6 inches tall, 12 to 24 inches wide
Growth Rate:   Fast
Spacing:   1-2 ft apart
Exposure:   Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering:   Low   Waterwise
Soil Types:      Tolerates dry soil   Rocky, well-drained
General Plant Care:    Care for your perennials and annuals includes monitoring for pests and diseases, periodically checking soil moisture, and providing fertilizer as needed. In general, plants that have sufficient water and the correct amount of fertilizer tend to not have as many pest and disease problems. Water new plants weekly during the growing season in the first year, and as needed after that.
General Planting Tips:    Choose a site suited to your plant's light, soil, and space needs. Dig a hole twice as wide but no deeper than the container. Perennials and annuals often look best planted in groups of five or more plants - if you are planting multiple plants, you may want to prepare the planting area and dig all your holes at one time to plan placement. Remove plant from container and loosen roots slightly. Place the plant in the hole. If using slow-release (coated) fertilizer, you may add it according to package directions at this time. Add soil back to the hole, ensuring the top of the soil from the container is even with the surrounding soil. Water well, and add more soil if needed. Add 2-3 inches of mulch around plant, taking care to keep away from stem. See our FAQ page for more details on Mulching.
General Fertilizing Tips:    Fertilize in spring when new growth appears, and once more before flowering with a general purpose or slow-release fertilizer.
General Pruning suggestions:    Not usually needed, best left unpruned
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5a to 9b

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