Carpobrotus - pigface, ice plant

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Bright native groundcover flowering succulent familiar to anyone in coastal Queensland. Excellent for rockeries, dry poor soils, waterwise gardens, stabilising soils.

Spreads while keeping low, great colourful groundcover for xeriscaping. Fruits and leaves are edible bushtucker - "carpobrotus" means edible fruit.

Carpobrotus rossii - purple pigface, ice plant

APPEARANCE : Low-growing carpet forming coastal succulent. Spreading stems covered with fleshy leaves. Vivid pink daisy flowers spring and summer.
USE FOR : Great for rockeries, pots, landscaping, groundcover, xeriscaping. Hardy and drought tolerant once established.
PLANTING : Plant in free-draining soil in sun for maximum colour and compact shape. Grows in sand and frontline coastal locations.
CARE : Water until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Once established, water when soil is dry. Keep it in a sunny position for at least part of the day.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 0.2m H x 2m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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