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Delosperma Congestum - Plant

Delosperma Congestum - Plant
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Gold Nugget is a true alpine succulent, coming from the highest peaks of distant South Africa. In bloom, Delosperma congestum is irresistible; the large, shiny yellow flowers sit right on top of the succulent foliage.
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Delosperma Congestum Plant
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4 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Delosperma Congestum

Plant height: 4 - 7 inches
Plant spread:

The hardy Ice Plants are native to dry areas in South Africa but are amazingly hardy in North America, provided they are grown in very well-drained soil. This species forms a spreading carpet of succulent evergreen leaves, bearing starry yellow flowers for months on end. Leaves turn maroon during winter.

Being an alpine species, it appreciates more regular moisture than other South African succulents. Plant Gold Nugget where it receives some afternoon shade, particularly where summer temperatures are hot. A gem for mountain rock gardens.

Common name(s): Gold Nugget, Gold Nugget, Ice Plant
Flower colours: Yellow
Bloom time: Summer, late Spring to Early Fall
Max reacahble height: 3 inches, 1/2" tall
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.

Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: All the species of hardy cacti and succulents require fast-draining soil.
Water: Outdoor beds with new plants should be initially watered once every 5 to 7 days for the first month or so after transplanting. Cacti and succulents enjoy regular watering during the heat of the summer and will grow vigorously. After the first year, most cacti species need a good soaking only once every 2-4 weeks during the spring and summer if there has been no rain. Potted plants require more frequent, regular watering, especially if the weather is hot and dry.
Temperature: 20 degrees C [68 degrees F]
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Delosperma Congestum

  • Remove deadhead to prolong flowering.
  • Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.

Typical uses of Delosperma Congestum

Special features: This very cold hardy ice plant is a small growing variety with large, shiny yellow flowers on top of bright green succulent foliage. In bloom, Delosperma congestum is irresistible; the large, shiny yellow flowers sit right on top of the succulent foliage and have a distinct white

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • https://www.google.co.in/search?q=Delosperma+Congestum&oq=Delosperma+Congestum&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#q=delosperma+congestum+special+features
  • http://www.perennials.com/plants/delosperma-congestum.html
  • https://www.google.co.in/search?q=Delosperma+Congestum&oq=Delosperma+Congestum&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#q=delosperma+congestum+description

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4 / 5 Ashish Bhujbal 02 July 2018
I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.
5 / 5 Anuj Yadav 29 June 2018
Thanks Nurserylive. i could not get this product in my area without you!
5 / 5 Sriram Sena 27 June 2018
Gift for my father and he loved it
4 / 5 Pankaj Goyal 26 June 2018
i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.
5 / 5 Marudadu RajyaLakshmi 22 June 2018
Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary

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