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Botanical Name:
Lampranthus spectabilis

Common Name(s):
Trailing Ice Plant

Photographer:
GardenSoft
Description:
Succulent groundcover, mounding spreading habit. 6-12" by 2'. Moderately fast grower, Gray green leaves. Spring covered with flowers in shades from white to purple. Native in South Africa. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Needs good drainage. May need to be periodically cut back to rejuvenate.

Information by George Hull MSN 
Notes:
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.
Culture:
Sun: Half
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Fast
Hydrozones: #1
Soil Type: Sandy
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: Neutral
Adverse Factors: Deep Shade
Design:
Design Styles: Desert
Accenting Features: N/A
Seasonal Interest: Winter
Location Uses: Bank
Special Uses: Half
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Anatomy:
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Season: Winter
Leaf Color: Grey Green
Bark Color: N/A
Fruit Color: N/A
Fruit Season: N/A
Fruit Type: N/A
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