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Purple Ice Plant

Purple Ice Plant

Regular price $6.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $6.00 USD
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Plant Type: ground cover
Plant Height: 3-6 inches
Spread: 18-24 inches
Flower Color: bright purple
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


Purple Ice Plant is a perennial succulent native to South Africa, and it's highly valued in gardens for its drought tolerance and vibrant floral display. It's particularly well-suited to rock gardens, slopes, and areas requiring ground cover.

The most striking feature of the Purple Ice Plant is its vivid, purple, daisy-like flowers. These blooms cover the plant from late spring to early fall, creating a carpet of color that is highly attractive to pollinators, including bees and butterflies. The flowers open in the sunlight and close in the evening or on cloudy days.

In addition to its flowers, the plant has fleshy, succulent leaves that are green and sometimes tinged with purple. These leaves help the plant conserve water, making it an excellent choice for water-wise gardening and xeriscaping.

The Purple Ice Plant is a low-growing, mat-forming perennial that spreads quickly, making it an effective groundcover. It helps to stabilize soil and can be used to cover bare areas or control erosion.

This plant thrives in well-drained soil and, once established, is quite drought-tolerant. It's easy to care for and requires minimal maintenance, making it a great choice for gardeners seeking low-maintenance landscaping options.

Overall, the Purple Ice Plant is valued for its easy care, beautiful flowers, and ability to thrive in challenging conditions. Its succulent leaves and vibrant blooms make it a visually appealing addition to a variety of garden styles, particularly those focused on drought tolerance and low maintenance.

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