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Creeping Shrubby Ice Plant (Ruschia)

Ruschia pulvinaris
SKU: HC014702
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
This is a vigorous evergreen groundcover with succulent, blue-green leaves and an explosion of shimmering fuchsia-pink flowers in late-spring through early summer. Rabbit resistant and drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). 3" tall x 12" wide.
key features
Botanical Name
Ruschia pulvinaris
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Evergreen, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
3" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring through early summer


3" tall x 12" wide (cutting propagated). This plant will thrill and intrigue rock gardeners, whetting their appetites for the many new cold hardy South African succulents being introduced. Easily grown in a lean, well-drained rock garden soil, the succulent, evergreen stems and leaves form a tight cushion over which hundreds of shimmering fuchsia-pink flowers come into bloom for three to four weeks in late spring through early summer. (Can be planted in zones 7-10 in spring or fall; Plant in spring in zone 6.) 
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