With spectacular purple flowers, this succulent will grow and thrive in most conditions. It is drought-tolerant, salt-tolerant, and is not fussy about its soil. They have pale green foliage approx 2cm long, with trailing stems forming a 30-50cm tall bush. The plant can be trimmed or allowed to trail as ground-cover. It can tolerate full sun or shade and will flower in spring.
Common Names: Pigface, Ice Plant
Height: Grows to about 50cm tall.
Light: Full sun to partial shade.
Water: Water during the summer and spring, making sure it has good drainage. Reduce water in the winter as excess water can damage the plant.
Flowers: Produces purple daisy-like flowers in the springtime.
Propagation: From stem cuttings taken during spring- autumn.
Care: Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions. It will thrive in rich, well-draining soil.
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