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Hollinshead Water-wise Garden Plants

Photo:
Pat Kolling

Taxon ID#

25

Long blooming evergreen groundcover

Scientific  Name:

Delosperma congesta

Common Name 1

› Yellow Ice Plant

Family:

Aizoaceae

Origins:

South Africa

Plant Type:

Herbaceous Plant, Perennial
Common Name 2

› Gold Nugget Ice Plant

Common Name 3

Oregon native:

no

Western state native:

no

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Landscape Application Information

Seasonal Care

Resource Links

MAINTENANCE

Maintenance Level:

Low

Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:

4

Sun Preference:

Full Sun

Water Preference:

L

Soil Preference:

Average sandy

Fertilizer Needs:

Little

Recommended Mulch:

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Foliage Color:

Green

Foliage Description:

Succulent evergreen leaves are ovate

Fragrant:

no

Predominant flower color:

Yellow

Flower Description:

Yellow daisy-like

Fall color:

no

Fall Color Description:

Winter Foliage:

Evergreen

Winter Interest:

yes

Winter Interest Description:

Evergreen groundcover

Mature height:

1-3"

Mature spread:

2-2.5'

Growth rate:

Medium

LANDSCAPE APPLICATION

Deer Resistant:

yes

Fire Resistant:

no

Attracts Pollinators:

yes

Attracts Butterflies:

yes

Native Habitat:

Dry rocky coastal areas

Attracts Birds:

no

Cut/Dried Flowers:

no

Used by Wildlife:

no

Swales:

no

Wildlife Use:

Photo:

Hedge/Screen:

no

Border:

no

Erosion Control:

no

Windbreak:

no

Ground Cover:

yes

Provides Shade:

no

Rock Garden:

yes

Cover Structures:

no

First Bloom:

Jun

Last Bloom:

Adds Texture/Movement:

Sep

Ornamental Accent:

yes

yes

Garden Observations:

Seasonal Care
Maintenance

SEASONAL CARE

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Summer Care:

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Long Term Care:

Insect Pests:

Aphids, mealy bugs

Wildlife Pests:

Diseases:

Environmental Problems:

Landscape Problems:

Care Comments:

Minimal care

RESOURCES

OSU Landscape Profile:

USDA Plants:

Calscape Database:

LBJ Native Plant Database:

Missouri Botanical Garden Database:

Monrovia Profile:

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Source Comment:

Landscape Application
Resource Links

Plant Maintenance Information

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