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Botanical Name:
Lampranthus aurantiacus

Common Name(s):
Ice Plant

Steve Jacobs/Dave Ryden
This perennial succulent bushy groundcover will grow 12-18" high and produces striking orange or yellow blooms. It does best in full sun and dry soil. Great on slopes for a spring color display, or as a filler in and around low water plantings. Profuse display of color midwinter to spring.

Information by Gardensoft 
Planting Instructions: Prepare soil mix with equal parts soil and soil amendment. Plant as a filler or in mass, at 15 inch centers.
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hydrozones: #2
Soil Type: Sandy
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: Neutral
Adverse Factors: N/A
Design Styles: Mediterranean
Accenting Features: Showy Flower
Seasonal Interest: Winter
Location Uses: Bank
Special Uses: Full
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Flower Color: Orange
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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