Plants in stock

Drosanthemum speciosum : fact sheet


Species name:
Drosanthemum speciosum
Common names:
Red Bush Vygie ,Red ice-plant ,Rooi-ysplant
Description:
Red ice-plant, Succulent Ground Cover

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 50cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Tender
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Ground cover - perennial ,Succulent ,Ground cover - annual
Usage:
Rockery Plant
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Yellowish/Orange/Gold Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock

Green Cube

Cape Town
tel: 0834353197
email: arlo@greencube.co.za
Retail stock