(Cleretum bellidiforme ‘Ice Plant’)
Ice Plant is a frost-tender mat-forming perennial flower that is native to South Africa but is commonly grown throughout the southern United States as an annual. At maturity, this plant reaches a height of 2' and features cylindrical succulent green leaves and 2” white, pink, red, orange, yellow, and purple daisy-like flower heads. This plant can be grown in a container, attracts bees and butterflies, tolerates drought, is resistant to deer, and self-sows!
Variety: Ice Plant
Also Known As: Ice Daisy and Livingstone Daisy.
Native to: Cape Provinces
Ease of growing: Easy
Maturity (Blooms): Summer
Light: Full sun. 6 hours a day min.
Water: Low. Water sparingly during the growing season. Plants have good tolerance for heat and drought.
Attracts Beneficial Insects?: Yes. Its flowers attract bees and butterflies.
Sow Depth: On soil surface
Produces: cylindrical succulent green leaves and 2” white, pink, red, orange, yellow, and purple daisy-like flower heads.
USDA Zone: Annual: 2-6