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Drosanthemum speciosum ‘Rosea’ (Iceplant)

Drosanthemum speciosum 'Rosea'

This groundcover forms a dense, flat mat of small, sparkly succulent green leaves. Shocking pink-purple blooms cover this plant from mid-spring to summer, creating a blanket of intense color and attracting bees. It performs best in part shade in the low deserts. It will not tolerate foot traffic or poor drainage.

Plant Type Shrub
Exposure Partial Shade
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Purple
Flower Season Spring, Early Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 3" - 6" (in)
Spread 3' - 6' (ft)
Spacing 2' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Salt
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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