Ice Plants - Knowledgebase Question

fairfield, Oh
Question by jhummer
May 11, 2009
I bought some Ice Plants from Home Depot last year. They have not started to grow yet this year. Have they died; or is too early yet?

Answer from NGA
May 11, 2009


Some ice plants are more tender than others. In your zone, Delosperma nubigenum is the best variety to grow. It is hardy to USDA Zone 5a: to -28. If this is the type of ice plant you planted, it should have made it through the winter. Perhaps it is just waiting for really warm weather? I would give it another 2-3 weeks to send up new sprouts. Good luck with your plants!

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