Ice Plant (Lampranthus blandus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: Up to 2 feet tall, in containers 18"
Leaves: Other: The gray-green leaves are equally 3-sided.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pale pink. Needs lots of sun and heat in order to bloom.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Other info: Seed sown on moist sand will germinate in 7-14 days at 70F
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Leaves and flower bloom

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Location: No. CADate: 2014-05-16Leaves and flower bloom
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Date: 2013-01-25
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Location: Thomson,Ga.Date: 2012-10-12
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Location: Thomson,Ga.Date: 2012-10-12
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 Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Not Lampranthus blandus by Rosemarie Apr 5, 2014 11:40 AM 1
Not Lampranthus blandus by Rosemarie Apr 5, 2014 11:17 AM 0
Not Lampranthus blandus by Rosemarie Apr 5, 2014 11:49 AM 1
which succulents are good companion plants for potting together by jojoe May 28, 2014 1:09 PM 17
Succulent and Cactus Chat for 2014 by gg5 Dec 31, 2014 4:30 AM 1,309
HELP!!! Lampranthus blandus 'ice plant' w/root rot help save or propagate by jojoe Dec 22, 2012 5:40 AM 9
nursery's and places to purchase sedums ??? by jojoe May 13, 2014 7:01 AM 21
Your cactus pictures. by Dutchlady1 Jun 28, 2012 6:34 PM 70

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