Delosperma nubigenum
"Hardy Iceplant"

Delosperma nubigenum Hardy Iceplant Delosperma nubigenum Hardy Iceplant

In my opinion, just THE BEST drought tolerant and deer resistant groundcover you can grow! Spreading into the densest, flattest bright emerald green mat to at least 2’ across, it's fantastic for carpeting a rock garden and for trailing (or rather draping) over the edge of a raised bed or rock border. AND it's EVERGREEN and hardy too!  It can take your footprints as well when working in your garden, tho I wouldn’t overdo it. Sparkly, 1” bright lemon yellow ice plant-like blooms appear in the Spring to cheer things up even more. Looks great alternated along a border edge with Delosperma sutherlandii (simultaneous pink bloom) and the later-blooming pink Delosperma lavisiae. Feed once a year for super appearance.

Delosperma nubigenum Hardy Iceplant


Avg./Low Water

Succulent Perennial Groundcover
USDA Zones 4-10