Sand (coarse texture, drains easily), Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water) pH: acid
bees and beetles
Bark / Stem type
Three-sided, grey-green to mid-green leaves
Low growing (60 cm) and spreading plant, flowers for a long time in white or purple-pink.
From leaf cuttings and from softwood cuttings.
Requires little to no water.
Lampranthus, is from the Greek words "lampros" (bright) and anthos (flower).
Ice plants thrive in poor soil and makes a wonderful alpine or rock garden plant or tucked in a stone wall. Their spreading habit means they quickly fill a container and spill over, so they are equally nice in hanging baskets and free standing containers.
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