Hairy Dewflower, Purple Ice Plant
Drosanthemum hispidum

Family: Aizoaceae (ay-zoh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Drosanthemum (dros-ANTH-eh-mum) (Info)
Species: hispidum (HISS-pih-dum) (Info)

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Peachtree City, Georgia

New Castle, Pennsylvania

Austin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 7, 2011, wonkyostrich from cardiff
United Kingdom wrote:

flowers are very nice and bright. i think this might survive during winter at my location (zone 9) but may get damaged so im going to store cuttings in the greenhouse