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Cooper's Hardy Ice Plant

Delosperma cooperi
SKU: HC017502
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Delosperma cooperi (Coopers Hardy Ice Plant) is covered with large magenta-pink flowers for much of the summer. A perfect groundcover where easy-care, high color is on the wish-list. It grows vigorously, creating a succulent carpet of color.
key features
Botanical Name
Delosperma cooperi
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Long Bloom Time, Evergreen, Container Planting, Rock Gardens, Erosion Control
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
1-2" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to summer


1-2" tall x 15-18" wide. Delosperma cooperi (Cooper’s Hardy Ice Plant) spreads to form a low mat of succulent foliage and blooms much of the summer with large magenta-pink flowers. This is the original Cold Hardy Ice Plant introduced in the early 1990s through the Denver Botanic Garden. Its introduction started the keen interest in Ice Plants for use in the Intermountain and western areas of the US. An excellent groundcover, it likes summer irrigation in dry climates to bloom and grow well. Use gravel mulch to keep the branches and crown of the plant dry in winter.

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