Ice Plant (Delosperma Fire Spinner™)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Fire Spinner™
Cultivar name: 'P001S'
Also sold as:
Tricolor

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 2 inches
Plant Spread: 2 feet in 2 years
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Upturned flowers composed of bright orange petals that morph to magenta at the base with a central white eye highlight.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Plant Select Winner
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: SRQHoyasDate: 2015-05-17Ice Plant  Delosperma 'Fire Spinner'
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2016-04-08Receives full sun all day
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2016-04-08Receives full sun all day
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Date: 2014-08-29
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Location: SRQHoyasDate: 2015-05-17Ice Plant  Delosperma 'Fire Spinner'
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2015-05-21
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Date: 2015-05-21
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2016-04-08Receives full sun all day
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2016-04-08Receives full sun all day
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Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on May 25, 2012 12:53 PM

Discovered in the wilds of South Africa's East Cape at 6,000'+ near Tarkastad and brought to this country by delosperma guru Panayoti Kelaidis of the Denver Botanic Garden.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sorting on cultivar name when a trade name exists by zuzu May 28, 2012 9:36 AM 12
Delosperma 'Fire Spinner' by eclayne May 25, 2012 8:32 PM 9

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