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| Ice Plant|
Bright green, shiny, succulent leaves with 3/4-inch yellow flowers. Foliage turns slightly red in fall. Drought-tolerant, fast-growing.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: low and trailing
Plant Use: As a ground cover, on hard-to-mow slopes, at the base of statuary
Width: Minimum: 12 inches Maximum: 3 inches
Foliage Texture: medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
Water Requirements: low
Additional Comments: Excellent for blocking weeds. Likes full sun and not-too-fertile soil. David MacKenzie suggests D. nubigenum would work well with drought-tolerant dwarf evergreens such as juniper or spruce. It also can be combined with clump-forming sedum for a colorful display. Native to the mountains of South Africa.