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
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Fire Spinner™
Cultivar name: 'P001S'
Common names
  • Ice Plant
Also sold as:
  • Tricolor

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  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on May 25, 2012 12:53 PM concerning plant:
    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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