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Today's bloom is Ice Plant (Delosperma ashtonii)

Bloom of the Day for January 28th, 2009:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 6a to Zone 9b

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm), 9-12 in. (22-30 cm), 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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kniphofia wrote:
Wonderful shot!

DonM47 wrote:
Todd, any idea where we might find this plant or seeds in Canada?