Delosperma (Delosperma obtusum Table Mountain®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Table Mountain®
Cultivar name: 'John Proffitt'
Common names:
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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: to 4 inches in bloom
Plant Spread: 12-24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Depending on growing zone
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Late May to Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2002 Plant Select Winner
Child plants: one child plant


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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Jun 7, 2013 8:03 AM

D. 'John Proffitt' Table Mountain was developed from Delosperma cooperi, and introduced in 2002. Delosperma ‘John Proffitt’ Table Mountain is the result of a successful cooperative project between the Denver Botanic Garden and Colorado State University in an attempt to make the plant more winter hardy. It is named for John Proffitt, a former director of the Denver Botanic Garden and is a Plant Select® choice.

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